Air Quality Bulletin – Ozone March 2018

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 based on available data to 31 March 2018.

Station NameNumber of values
greater than 
180 ug/m3
(year to date)
Station LocationStation TypeData available toStation Operator
Rathmines Dublin 6 Suburban Traffic 31 March EPA
Clonskeagh 0 Dublin 14 Suburban Background 31 March EPA
Swords 0 Co. Dublin Suburban Background 31 March EPA
South Link Road 0 Cork City Suburban Traffic 31 March Cork City Council
Kilkenny Seville Lodge 0 Kilkenny City Suburban Background 31 March EPA
Bray 0 Co. Wicklow Suburban Background 31 March EPA
Castlebar 0 Co. Mayo Suburban Background 31 March EPA
Kilkitt 0 Co. Monaghan Rural Background 31 March EPA
Emo Court 0 Co. Laois Rural Background 31 March EPA
Valentia 1 Co. Kerry Rural Background 31 March Met Éireann
Mace Head Co. Galway Rural Background 31 March NUI Galway


Days > 180 ug/m3