Air Quality Bulletin – PM10 August 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 August 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

Athlone Civic Centre

3

Co. Westmeath

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

Ballyfermot

 0 

Dublin 10

Suburban Background

31st August

Dublin City Council

Blanchardstown

1

Dublin 15

Suburban Traffic

  31st August

Fingal County Council

Birr

0

Co. Affaly

Suburban Traffic

31st August

EPA 

Brownes Road

3

Waterford City

Suburban Background

 31st August

EPA

Carlow

1

Carlow Town

Suburban Background

 31st August

EPA

Castlebar

2

Co. Mayo

Suburban Background

 31st August

EPA

Cavan

0

Co. Cavan

Suburban Background

31st August 

EPA 

CIT Bishopstown

0

Cork City

Suburban Background

31st August

CIT

Claremorris

0

Co. Mayo

Rural Background

  31st August

EPA

Clonmel

1

Co. Tipperary

Urban Background

 31st August

EPA

Cobh

0

Co. Cork

Suburban Background

 31st August

EPA

Davitt Road

1

Dublin 12

Suburban Traffic

 31st August

Dublin City Council

Dublin Airport Authority

0

Co. Dublin

Suburban Background

 31st August  DAA/EPA

Dublin Port

0

Dublin 1

Suburban Background

 31st August  EPA/DPA

Dún Laoghaire

0

Co. Dublin

Suburban Background

  31st August

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

Dundalk

Co. Louth

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

Ennis

6

Co. Clare

Suburban Background

31st August 

EPA

Enniscorthy

3

Enniscorthy Town

Suburban Background

 31st August

Wexford County Council

Finglas

0

Dublin 11

Suburban Background

 31st August

Dublin City Council

Heatherton Park

2

Cork City

Suburban Background

31st August 

Cork City Council

Kilkitt

0

Co. Monaghan

Rural Background

 19th  July

EPA

Letterkenny

2

Co. Donegal

Urban Background

31st August

 EPA

Limerick

1

Co. Limerick

Urban Background

  31st August

 EPA

Macroom

4

Co. Cork

Suburban Background

  31st August

 EPA

Marino

0

Dublin 3

Suburban Background

 31st August

Dublin City Council

Navan

0

Co. Meath

Suburban Traffic

  31st August

 EPA

Phoenix Park

0

Dublin 8

Suburban Background

 31st August

Dublin City Council

Portlaoise

0

Co. Laois

Suburban Background

 31st August

EPA

Rahoon Road

1

Galway City

Suburban Background

21st August

Public Analyst's Laboratory

Rathmines

0

Dublin 6

Urban Background

  31st August

EPA

Ringsend

4

Dublin 4

Urban Traffic

 31st August

EPA

Roscommon

0

Roscommon City

Suburban Background

 31st August

EPA

Seville Lodge

1

Kilkenny City

Suburban Background

  31st August

EPA

South Link Road

5

Cork City

Suburban Traffic

 31st August

Cork City Council

Tipperary

1

Co. Tipperary

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

St. Anne’s Park

0

Dublin 5

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

St. John's Road West

0

Dublin 8

Urban Traffic

 31st August  Dublin City Council

Tallaght

0

Dublin 24

Suburban Traffic

31st August

EPA

Tralee

1

Co Kerry

Suburban background

 31st August

EPA

Wexford

0

Co. Wexford

Background Traffic

 31st August

 EPA

Winetavern Street

0

Dublin 8

Urban Background

 3rd August

Dublin City Council

 

Exceedance Dates:

 

Athlone

4/3/2020

21/3/2020

25/3/2020

 

Blanchardstown

4/3/2020

 

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

 

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

 

Dundalk

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

 

Ennis

17/1/2020

18/1/2020

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

4/2/2020

18/3/2020

 

 

Enniscorthy

18/1/2020

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

 

Letterkenny

18/1/2020

13/2/2020

 

Limerick

18/1/2020

 

Rahoon Road

18/1/2020

 

Ringsend

5/2/2020

23/3/2020

25/3/2020

10/4//2020

 

Seville Lodge

10/4/2020

 

Tipperary

18/1/2020

 

Tralee

4/2/2020