Air Quality Bulletin - Nitrogen Dioxide October 2017

The Enviromental Protection Agency manages the national ambient air quality monitoring network. 

The hourly limit for NO2 is 200 ug/m3. The limit is deemed breached if more than 18 exceedances occur during the year.  The table below shows the number of exceedances at stations in Ireland based on available data to 31 October 2017.

Station NameNumber of values
greater than 
200 ug/m3
(year to date)a
Station LocationStation TypeData available toStation Operator
Rathmines 0 Dublin 6 Urban Background

31 October

EPA
Coleraine Street 0 Dublin 7 Urban Traffic

31 October

Dublin City Council
Winetavern Street 2 Dublin 8 Suburban Background

31 October

Dublin City Council
Blanchardstown 1 Dublin 15 Suburban Traffic

31 October

Fingal County Council
Dún Laoghaire 1 Co. Dublin Suburban Background

31 October

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council
Swords 0 Co. Dublin Suburban Background

31 October

EPA
Ringsend 1 Dublin 4 Urban Traffic

31 October

EPA
Portlaoise 0 Co. Laois Suburban Background

31 October

EPA
South Link Road 1 Cork City Suburban Traffic

31 October

Cork City Council
Kilkenny Seville Lodge 0 Kilkenny City Suburban Background 31 October EPA
Emo Court 0 Co. Laois Suburban Background 

31 October

EPA
Castlebar 0 Co. Mayo Suburban Background

31 October

EPA
Kilkitt 0 Co. Monaghan Rural Background

31 October

EPA

*monitoring at this station has ended

 aexceedance dates:

Winetavern St.

23/01/2017 

18/10/2017

 

Dun Laoghaire

31/01/2017

 

Blanchardstown

26/09/2017

 

South Link Road

25/09/2017

 

Ringsend

18/10/2017