Air Quality Bulletin – PM10 March 2021

The Environmental 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 based on available data to 31st March 2021. This data is provisional and subject to future revision following any further data validation.

 
 

Station Name

Number of values greater than 50 ug/m3

(year to date)

Station Location

Station Type

Data available to

Station Operator

Askeaton

0

Co. Limerick

Rural Background

31st March

EPA

Athlone Civic Centre

2

Co. Westmeath

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

Ballyfermot

 0

Dublin 10

Suburban Background

31st March

Dublin City Council

Blanchardstown

1

Dublin 15

Suburban Traffic

31st March

Fingal County Council

Birr

1

Co. Affaly

Suburban Traffic

31st March

EPA 

Brownes Road

1

Waterford City

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

Carlow

0

Carlow Town

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

Carrick-On-Shannon

0

Co. Leitrim

Suburban Traffic

31st March

EPA

Castlebar

1

Co. Mayo

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

Cavan

0

Co. Cavan

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA 

MTU

 Bishopstown

0

Cork City

Suburban Background

31st March

MTU

Claremorris

0

Co. Mayo

Rural Background

31st March

EPA

Clonmel

0

Co. Tipperary

Urban Background

31st March

EPA

Clonskeagh

0

Dublin 14

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

Cobh

1

Co. Cork

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

Davitt Road

2

Dublin 12

Suburban Traffic

31st March

Dublin City Council

Dublin Airport Authority

0

Co. Dublin

Suburban Background

31st March  DAA/EPA

Dublin Port

9

Dublin 1

Suburban Traffic

31st March  EPA/DPA

Dún Laoghaire

0

Co. Dublin

Suburban Background

31st March

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

Dundalk

Co. Louth

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

Ennis

12

Co. Clare

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

Enniscorthy

1

Enniscorthy Town

Suburban Background

31st March

Wexford County Council

Finglas

0

Dublin 11

Suburban Background

31st March

Dublin City Council

Heatherton Park

1

Cork City

Suburban Background

31st March

Cork City Council

Kilkitt

0

Co. Monaghan

Rural Background

28th February

EPA

Letterkenny

5

Co. Donegal

Urban Background

31st March

 EPA

Limerick

2

Co. Limerick

Urban Background

31st March

 EPA

Macroom

2

Co. Cork

Suburban Background

31st March

 EPA

Mallow

0

Co. Cork

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

Marino

0

Dublin 3

Suburban Background

31st March

Dublin City Council

Navan

1

Co. Meath

Suburban Traffic

31st March

 EPA

Phoenix Park

0

Dublin 8

Suburban Background

31st March

Dublin City Council

Portlaoise

1

Co. Laois

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

Rahoon Road

1

Galway City

Suburban Background

19th March

Public Analyst's Laboratory

Rathmines

0

Dublin 6

Urban Background

31st March

EPA

Ringsend

3

Dublin 4

Urban Traffic

31st March

EPA

Roscommon

0

Roscommon City

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

Seville Lodge

2

Kilkenny City

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

Sligo

6

Co. Sligo

Urban Traffic

31st March

 EPA

South Link Road

2

Cork City

Suburban Traffic

31st March

Cork City Council

Tipperary

2

Co. Tipperary

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

St. Anne’s Park

0

Dublin 5

Suburban Background

31st March

EPA

St. John's Road West

0

Dublin 8

Urban Traffic

 31st March  Dublin City Council

Tallaght

0

Dublin 24

Suburban Traffic

31st March

EPA

Tralee

9

Co Kerry

Suburban background

31st March

EPA

Wexford

2

Co. Wexford

Background Traffic

31st March

 EPA

Winetavern Street

0

Dublin 8

Urban Background

 1st March

Dublin City Council

 

Exceedance Dates:

 

Athlone

08/01/2021

02/03/2021

 

Birr

03/03/2021

 

Blanchardstown

06/03/2021

 

Castlebar

03/03/2021

 

Cobh

09/01/2021

 

Davitt Road

01/03/2021

03/03/2021

 

Cork South Link

03/03/2021

04/03/2021

 

Heatherton Park

10/01/2021

 

Macroom

25/01/2021

02/03/2021

 

Dublin Port

22/02/2021

25/02/2021

26/02/2021

01/03/2021

02/03/2021

03/03/2021

05/03/2021

06/03/2021

07/03/2021

  

Ennis

02/01/2021

06/01/2021

07/01/2021

08/01/2021

09/01/2021

14/01/2021

21/01/2021

22/01/2021

24/01/2021

25/01/2021

02/03/2021

03/03/2021

 

Enniscorthy

25/01/2021

 

Seville Lodge

02/03/2021

03/03/2021

 

Letterkenny

03/01/2021

04/01/2021

05/01/2021

23/01/2021

28/02/2021

 

Limerick

06/01/2021

09/01/2021

 

Navan

03/03/2021

 

Portlaoise

03/03/2021

 

Ringsend

01/03/2021

02/03/2021

03/03/2021

 

Sligo

05/01/2021

06/01/2021

08/01/2021

24/01/2021

02/03/2021

03/03/2021

 

Tipperary

09/01/2021

02/03/2021

 

Tralee

02/01/2021

03/01/2021

06/01/2021

08/01/2021

09/01/2021

14/01/2021

22/01/2021

02/03/2021

04/03/2021

 

Waterford

25/01/2021

 

Wexford

09/01/2021

23/01/2021