Air Quality Bulletin - Nitrogen Dioxide February 2017

The Enviromental Protection Agency manages the national ambient air quality monitoring network. 

The hourly limit for NO2 is 200 ug/m3. The limit is deemed breached if more than 18 exceedances occur during the year.  The table below shows the number of exceedances at stations in Ireland based on available data to 28 February 2017.

Station NameNumber of values
greater than 
200 ug/m3
(year to date)a
Station LocationStation TypeData available toStation Operator
Rathmines 0 Dublin 6 Urban Background

28 February

EPA
Coleraine Street 0 Dublin 7 Urban Traffic

28 February

Dublin City Council
Winetavern Street 1 Dublin 8 Suburban Background

28 February

Dublin City Council
Blanchardstown 0 Dublin 15 Suburban Traffic

28 February

Fingal County Council
Dún Laoghaire 1 Co. Dublin Suburban Background

28 February

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council
Swords 0 Co. Dublin Suburban Background

28 February

EPA
Portlaoise 0 Co. Laois Suburban Background

28 February

EPA
Kinsale Road 0 Cork City Suburban Traffic

28 February

Cork City Council
Kilkenny Seville Lodge 0 Kilkenny City Suburban Background

28 February

EPA
Enniscorthy* 0 Co. Wexford Suburban Background

10 February

EPA
Emo Court 0 Co. Laois Suburban Background 

03 February

EPA
Castlebar 0 Co. Mayo Suburban Background

28 February

EPA
Kilkitt 0 Co. Monaghan Rural Background

28 February

EPA

*monitoring at this station has ended

 aexceedance dates:

Winetavern St.

23/01/2017 

 

Dun Laoghaire

31/01/2017