Air Quality Bulletin – Ozone 2016

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 in 2016.

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