Air Quality Bulletin - Nitrogen Dioxide for 2016

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 31 December 2016.

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

31 December

EPA
Coleraine Street 0 Dublin 7 Urban Traffic

31 December

Dublin City Council
Winetavern Street 0 Dublin 8 Suburban Background

31 December

Dublin City Council
Blanchardstown 0 Dublin 15 Suburban Traffic

31 December

Fingal County Council
Dún Laoghaire 0 Co. Dublin Suburban Background

31 December

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

31 December

EPA
Portlaoise 0 Co. Laois Suburban Background

31 December

EPA
Kinsale Road 0 Cork City Suburban Traffic

31 December

Cork City Council
Kilkenny Seville Lodge 0 Kilkenny City Suburban Background

31 December

EPA
Enniscorthy 0 Co. Wexford Suburban Background

31 December

EPA
Emo Court 0 Co. Laois Suburban Background 

31 December

EPA
Castlebar 0 Co. Mayo Suburban Background

31 December

EPA
Kilkitt 0 Co. Monaghan Rural Background

31 December

EPA

 

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