Take action on radiation

Everyone living in Ireland is exposed to radiation in one form or another.

Radiation dose

Everyone living in Ireland is exposed to radiation in one form or another, albeit from natural or man-made sources. However, your radiation dose can vary quite widely from the average - calculated for the population as a whole. 

Check out our Radiation Dose Calculator to see your radiation dose

Radon and your health

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can build up to unacceptable levels in homes and workplaces. Radon can cause lung cancer when exposed to high levels over a long period of time. Every year in Ireland, radon causes about 300 cases of lung cancer.