Air Quality Bulletin - Nitrogen Dioxide for 2020

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 in 2020.

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

31st December

EPA
Ballyfermot 0 Dublin 7 Urban Traffic

31st December

Dublin City Council
St. John's Road 0 Dublin 8 Urban Traffic  31st December  Dublin City Council
Pearse Street data under process of validation Dublin 2  Urban Traffic 31st December EPA
Winetavern Street 0 Dublin 8 Urban Background

31st December

Dublin City Council
Blanchardstown 0 Dublin 15 Suburban Traffic

31st December

Fingal County Council
Davitt Road 0 Dublin 12 Suburban Traffic

31st December

Dublin City Council 
Tallaght 0 Dublin 24 Suburban Traffic

31st December

EPA
Dún Laoghaire 0 Co. Dublin Suburban Background

31st December

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

31st December

EPA
Ringsend 0 Dublin 4 Urban Traffic

31st December

EPA 
Dublin Port 0 Dublin 1 Suburban Trafffic

31st December

EPA/DPA
Dublin Airport Authority 0 Co. Dublin Suburban Background  31st December DAA/EPA
Portlaoise 0 Co. Laois Suburban Background

31st December

EPA
Birr 0 Co. Offaly Suburban Trafffic

31st December

EPA
UCC Distillery Field 0 Cork City Suburban Background

31st December

UCC
South Link Road 0 Cork City Suburban Traffic

31st December

Cork City Council
Kilkenny Seville Lodge 0 Kilkenny City Suburban Background

31st December

EPA
Dundalk 1 Co. Louth Suburban Background

31st December

EPA
Emo Court 0 Co. Laois Suburban Background 

31st December

EPA
Castlebar 0 Co. Mayo Suburban Background

31st December

EPA
Navan 0 Co. Meath Suburban Traffic

31st December

EPA
Kilkitt 0 Co. Monaghan Rural Background

31st December

EPA
People's Park Limerick 0 Co Limerick Urban Background

31st December

EPA 
Sligo 0 Co. Sligo Urban Traffic

31st December

EPA
Waterford 0 Co. Waterford Suburban Background

31st December

EPA 

 

 aexceedance dates:

Dundalk

09/12/2020 15:00