Air Quality Bulletin – Ozone August 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 31 August 2017.

Station NameNumber of values
greater than 
180 ug/m3
(year to date)
Station LocationStation TypeData available toStation Operator
Rathmines Dublin 6 Suburban Traffic 31 August EPA
Clonskeagh 0 Dublin 14 Suburban Background 31 August EPA
Swords 0 Co. Dublin Suburban Background 31 August EPA
South Link Road 0 Cork City Suburban Traffic 31 August Cork City Council
Kilkenny Seville Lodge 0 Kilkenny City Suburban Background 31 August EPA
Bray 0 Co. Wicklow Suburban Background 31 August EPA
Castlebar 0 Co. Mayo Suburban Background 31 August EPA
Kilkitt 0 Co. Monaghan Rural Background 31 August EPA
Emo Court 0 Co. Laois Rural Background 31 August EPA
Valentia 0 Co. Kerry Rural Background 31 August Met Éireann
Mace Head Co. Galway Rural Background 22 June NUI Galway