June 2007

RPII to highlight Radon danger during North Cork Roadshow - Jun 11 2007, 9:01 AM
RPII to highlight Radon danger during North Cork Roadshow


September 2007

Ireland’s second highest radon level detected by RPII in Cork - Sep 20 2007, 12:07 PM
The Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII) has detected an office in Cork with the second highest level of radon gas ever found in Ireland and the highest ever found in a workplace. The level detected is over 60 times higher than the acceptable limit and it is estimated that working eight hours a day in the office would be equivalent to receiving 39 chest X-rays per day or nearly 10,000 chest X-rays in a working year.


October 2007

Radioactivity released from Wylfa nuclear power plant is extremely low and of no health significance - Oct 01 2007, 8:52 AM
Minister John Gormley T.D. receives RPII report on Wylfa nuclear power plant in Wales

RPII to hold public meeting on cancer causing radon gas - Oct 15 2007, 8:56 AM
RPII urge Employers and Homeowners in Mallow and north Cork to measure radon – it’s simple and cost-effective

RPII report highlights low levels of man-made radioactivity in the environment - Oct 30 2007, 9:07 AM
While man-made radioactivity in the Irish environment remains detectable, the levels are low and have no health effect on the Irish public. This is according to a report published today by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII) detailing the results of its monitoring of radioactivity in the Irish environment during 2006.


December 2007

RPII concerned over failure to establish a centralised storage facility for disused radioactive sour - Dec 17 2007, 9:18 AM
The Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII) has reiterated its concern with successive governments’ failure to establish a centralised storage facility to manage disused radioactive sources. In the RPII Annual Report and Accounts 2006, which was launched today, the RPII also highlighted that a number of employers were prosecuted for failing to comply with a direction to monitor for radon in their workplaces.