January 2009

One in six homes in the Cobh area may be at risk from cancer-causing radon gas - Jan 29 2009, 11:39 AM
Minister Michael Kitt T.D. commends initiative by the RPII and Cobh Town Council to host public meetings on radon gas to encourage measurement – it’s simple and relatively inexpensive.

February 2009

RPII awarded accreditation - Feb 26 2009, 11:51 AM
RPII is first in Europe to be accredited for radiation protection inspection services

May 2009

New report confirms RPII calculations of radiation dose from Sellafield - May 06 2009, 11:55 AM
Levels of man-made radioactivity in Irish Sea are low

July 2009

North-West at risk from cancer-causing radon gas - Jul 13 2009, 12:03 PM
RPII urges householders in Mayo and Sligo to test for radon

Dentist convicted for failure to have a valid licence - Jul 14 2009, 12:13 PM
The Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII) has welcomed the decision of the District Court in Dublin, on 13th July, to convict The Body Clinic Ireland Ltd. for the unlicensed custody of three X-ray units.

Co Clare continues to be at risk from cancer-causing radon gas - Jul 16 2009, 8:38 AM
RPII urges householders in Clare to test for radon

Very high levels of cancer causing radon gas found in a house in Tipperary - Jul 16 2009, 10:51 AM
RPII urges householders to test for radon

Waterford at risk from cancer-causing radon gas - Jul 29 2009, 11:09 AM
Householders in Waterford need to test for radon as 1 in 5 could be at risk.

October 2009

Two Kerry homes found to have cancer-causing radon gas levels among the highest in Europe - Oct 13 2009, 9:57 AM
RPII urges people to protect themselves by measuring and remediating, visit www.rpii.ie for more information

November 2009

It could take 400 years to measure housing stock for radon - Nov 19 2009, 10:03 AM
A cohesive national strategy is needed to tackle this problem.

December 2009

Time to grasp the difficult issues of radon and radioactive waste - Dec 21 2009, 10:09 AM
In publishing its annual report for 2008, the RPII has called on Government for national strategies to tackle radon and the storage of disused radioactive sources.