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.