Air Quality Bulletin – Ozone September 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 August 2018.

Station NameNumber of values
greater than 
180 ug/m3
(year to date)
Station LocationStation TypeData available toStation Operator
Rathmines Dublin 6 Suburban Traffic 30 September EPA
Clonskeagh 0 Dublin 14 Suburban Background 30 September EPA
Swords 0 Co. Dublin Suburban Background 30 September EPA
Bishopstown CIT 0 Cork City Suburban Background 30 September CIT
UCC Distillery Field 0 Cork City Suburban Background 30 September UCC
South Link Road 0 Cork City Suburban Traffic 30 September Cork City Council
Kilkenny Seville Lodge 0 Kilkenny City Suburban Background 30 September EPA
Bray 0 Co. Wicklow Suburban Background 30 September EPA
Castlebar 0 Co. Mayo Suburban Background 30 September EPA
Kilkitt 0 Co. Monaghan Rural Background 30 September EPA
Emo Court 0 Co. Laois Rural Background 30 September EPA
Valentia 1 Co. Kerry Rural Background 30 September Met Éireann
Mace Head Co. Galway Rural Background 30 September NUI Galway

 

Days > 180 ug/m3

 

Valentia

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