Air Quality Bulletin – Ozone April 2017

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

The health information threshold for ozone is 180 ug/m3.  Any exceedances of this threshold must be notified to the public.  The table below shows the number of exceedances at stations in Ireland based on available data to 30 April 2017.

Station NameNumber of values
greater than 
180 ug/m3
(year to date)
Station LocationStation TypeData available toStation Operator
Rathmines Dublin 6 Suburban Traffic 30 April EPA
Clonskeagh 0 Dublin 14 Suburban Background 30 April EPA
Swords 0 Co. Dublin Suburban Background 30 April EPA
Kinsale Road 0 Cork City Suburban Traffic 30 April Cork City Council
Kilkenny Seville Lodge 0 Kilkenny City Suburban Background 30 April EPA
Bray 0 Co. Wicklow Suburban Background 30 April EPA
Castlebar 0 Co. Mayo Suburban Background 30 April EPA
Kilkitt 0 Co. Monaghan Rural Background 30 April EPA
Emo Court 0 Co. Laois Rural Background 30 April EPA
Valentia 0 Co. Kerry Rural Background 30 April Met Éireann
Mace Head Co. Galway Rural Background 30 April NUI Galway