Air Quality Bulletin – PM10 December 2020

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 December 2020. 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 December

EPA

Athlone Civic Centre

3

Co. Westmeath

Suburban Background

31st December

EPA

Ballyfermot

 2

Dublin 10

Suburban Background

31st December

Dublin City Council

Blanchardstown

2

Dublin 15

Suburban Traffic

31st December

Fingal County Council

Birr

0

Co. Affaly

Suburban Traffic

31st December

EPA 

Brownes Road

3

Waterford City

Suburban Background

 31st December

EPA

Carlow

1

Carlow Town

Suburban Background

31st December

EPA

Carrick-On-Shannon

0

Co. Leitrim

Suburban Traffic

31st December

EPA

Castlebar

2

Co. Mayo

Suburban Background

31st December

EPA

Cavan

0

Co. Cavan

Suburban Background

31st December

EPA 

MTU

 Bishopstown

0

Cork City

Suburban Background

31st December

MTU

Claremorris

0

Co. Mayo

Rural Background

31st December

EPA

Clonmel

1

Co. Tipperary

Urban Background

31st December

EPA

Cobh

0

Co. Cork

Suburban Background

31st December

EPA

Davitt Road

4

Dublin 12

Suburban Traffic

 31st December

Dublin City Council

Dublin Airport Authority

0

Co. Dublin

Suburban Background

31st December  DAA/EPA

Dublin Port

7

Dublin 1

Suburban Background

31st December  EPA/DPA

Dún Laoghaire

0

Co. Dublin

Suburban Background

31st December

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

Dundalk

Co. Louth

Suburban Background

31st December

EPA

Ennis

19

Co. Clare

Suburban Background

 31st December

EPA

Enniscorthy

4

Enniscorthy Town

Suburban Background

 31st December

Wexford County Council

Finglas

0

Dublin 11

Suburban Background

31st December

Dublin City Council

Heatherton Park

2

Cork City

Suburban Background

31st December

Cork City Council

Kilkitt

0

Co. Monaghan

Rural Background

6th December

EPA

Letterkenny

9

Co. Donegal

Urban Background

31st December

 EPA

Limerick

1

Co. Limerick

Urban Background

31st December

 EPA

Macroom

5

Co. Cork

Suburban Background

31st December

 EPA

Marino

0

Dublin 3

Suburban Background

31st December 

Dublin City Council

Navan

0

Co. Meath

Suburban Traffic

31st December

 EPA

Phoenix Park

0

Dublin 8

Suburban Background

31st December

Dublin City Council

Portlaoise

0

Co. Laois

Suburban Background

31st December

EPA

Rahoon Road

1

Galway City

Suburban Background

19th November

Public Analyst's Laboratory

Rathmines

2

Dublin 6

Urban Background

31st December

EPA

Ringsend

8

Dublin 4

Urban Traffic

31st December

EPA

Roscommon

0

Roscommon City

Suburban Background

31st December

EPA

Seville Lodge

1

Kilkenny City

Suburban Background

31st December

EPA

Sligo

2

Co. Sligo

Urban Traffic

31st December

 EPA

South Link Road

5

Cork City

Suburban Traffic

 31st December

Cork City Council

Tipperary

1

Co. Tipperary

Suburban Background

31st December

EPA

St. Anne’s Park

0

Dublin 5

Suburban Background

31st December

EPA

St. John's Road West

0

Dublin 8

Urban Traffic

 31st December  Dublin City Council

Tallaght

0

Dublin 24

Suburban Traffic

31st December

EPA

Tralee

5

Co Kerry

Suburban background

31st December

EPA

Wexford

0

Co. Wexford

Background Traffic

31st December

 EPA

Winetavern Street

0

Dublin 8

Urban Background

 7th December

Dublin City Council

 

Exceedance Dates:

 

Athlone

04/3/2020

21/3/2020

25/3/2020

 

Ballyfermot

28/11/2020

29/11/2020

 

Blanchardstown

04/3/2020

27/11/2020

 

Brownes Road

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

10/4/2020

 

Carlow

19/1/2020

 

Castlebar

18/1/2020

19/1/2020

 

Clonmel

10/4/2020

 

Davitt Road

25/3/2020

27/11/2020

28/11/2020

29/11/2020

 

Dublin Port

06/11/2020

26/11/2020

27/11/2020

28/11/2020

29/11/2020

01/12/2020

15/12/2020

  

Heatherton Park

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

 

South Link Road

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

19/7/2020

20/7/2020

21/7/2020

 

Macroom

18/1/2020

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

21/1/2020

29/11/2020

 

Dundalk

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

 

Ennis

17/1/2020

18/1/2020

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

04/2/2020

18/3/2020

04/10/2020

22/10/2020

03/11/2020

04/11/2020

05/11/2020

22/11/2020

25/11/2020

26/11/2020

27/11/2020

03/12/2020

08/12/2020

24/12/2020

30/12/2020

   

Enniscorthy

18/1/2020

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

29/11/2020

 

Letterkenny

18/1/2020

13/2/2020

6/11/2020

7/11/2020

28/11/2020

29/11/2020

06/12/2020

07/12/2020

22/12/2020

 

Limerick

18/1/2020

 

Rahoon Road

18/1/2020

 

Rathmines

7/11/2020

28/11/2020

  

Ringsend

5/2/2020

23/3/2020

25/3/2020

10/4//2020

6/11/2020

27/11/2020

28/11/2020

29/11/2020

 

Sligo

22/12/2020

30/12/2020

 

 Seville Lodge

10/4/2020

 

Tipperary

18/1/2020

 

Tralee

4/2/2020

25/11/2020

26/11/2020

28/11/2020

29/11/2020

08/12/2020

24/12/2020