Air Quality Bulletin – Ozone 2019

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 2019.

Station NameNumber of values 
greater than 
180 ug/m3
(year to date)
Station LocationStation TypeData available toStation Operator
Rathmines Dublin 6 Urban Background 31st December EPA
Clonskeagh 0 Dublin 14 Suburban Background 31st December EPA
Pearse Street 0 Dublin 2 Urban Traffic 31st December EPA
Carnsore Point 0 Wexford Rural Background 31st December EPA
Swords 0 Co. Dublin Suburban Background 31st December EPA
Bishopstown CIT 0 Cork City Suburban Background 31st December CIT
UCC Distillery Field 0 Cork City Suburban Background 31st December UCC
South Link Road 0 Cork City Suburban Traffic 31st December Cork City Council
Kilkenny Seville Lodge 0 Kilkenny City Suburban Background 31st December EPA
Bray 0 Co. Wicklow Suburban Background 31st December EPA
Castlebar 0 Co. Mayo Suburban Background 31st December EPA
Kilkitt 0 Co. Monaghan Rural Background 31st December EPA
Limerick People's Park 0 Co. Limerick Urban Background 31st December EPA
Emo Court 0 Co. Laois Rural Background 31st December EPA
Valentia 0 Co. Kerry Rural Background 31st December Met Éireann
Mace Head Co. Galway Rural Background 31st December NUI Galway
Malin Head 0 Co, Donegal Rural Background 31st December EMEP

 

Days > 180 ug/m3