Air Quality Bulletin – Ozone July 2018

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 31 July 2018.

Station NameNumber of values
greater than 
180 ug/m3
(year to date)
Station LocationStation TypeData available toStation Operator
Rathmines Dublin 6 Suburban Traffic 31 July EPA
Clonskeagh 0 Dublin 14 Suburban Background 31 July EPA
Swords 0 Co. Dublin Suburban Background 31 July EPA
Bishopstown CIT 0 Cork City Suburban Background 31 July CIT
UCC Distillery Field 0 Cork City Suburban Background 31 July UCC
South Link Road 0 Cork City Suburban Traffic 31 July Cork City Council
Kilkenny Seville Lodge 0 Kilkenny City Suburban Background 31 July EPA
Bray 0 Co. Wicklow Suburban Background 31 July EPA
Castlebar 0 Co. Mayo Suburban Background 31 July EPA
Kilkitt 0 Co. Monaghan Rural Background 31 July EPA
Emo Court 0 Co. Laois Rural Background 31 July EPA
Valentia 1 Co. Kerry Rural Background 31 July Met Éireann
Mace Head Co. Galway Rural Background 31 July NUI Galway

 

Days > 180 ug/m3

 

Valentia

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