Air Quality Bulletin – PM10 2016

The Enviromental Protection Agency manages the national ambient air quality monitoring network

The daily limit for PM10 is 50 ug/m3. The limit is deemed breached if more than 35 exceedances occur during the year. The table below shows the number of exceedances at stations in Ireland in 2016.

Station Name

Number of values greater than 50 g/m3

(year to date)

Station Location

Station Type

Data available to

Station Operator

Rathmines

3

Dublin 6

Urban Background

31 December

EPA

Winetavern Street

1

Dublin 8

Urban Traffic

14 December

Dublin City Council

Phoenix Park

0

Dublin 8

Suburban Background

30 December

Dublin City Council

Ballyfermot

0

Dublin 10

Suburban Background

16 December

Dublin City Council

Davitt Road

2

Dublin 2

Suburban Traffic

22 December

Dublin City Council

Blanchardstown

2

Dublin 15

Suburban Traffic

31 December

Fingal County Council

Tallaght

0

Dublin 24

Suburban Background

31 December

South Dublin County Council

Dún Laoghaire

0

Co. Dublin

Suburban Background

31 December

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

South Link Road

7

Cork City

Suburban Traffic

31 December

Cork City Council

Heatherton Park

3

Cork City

Suburban Background

31 December

Cork City Council

Bodkin Roundabout

3

Galway City

Suburban Traffic

31 December

Public Analyst's Laboratory HSE West

Ennis

7

Co. Clare

Suburban Background

31 December

EPA

Portlaoise

0

Co. Laois

Suburban Background

31 December

EPA

Enniscorthy

12

Co. Wexford

Suburban Background

31 December

EPA

Castlebar

1

Co. Mayo

Suburban Background

31 December

EPA

Claremorris

0

Co. Mayo

Rural Background

31 December

EPA

Kilkitt

0

Co. Monaghan

Rural Background

31 December

EPA