Air Quality Bulletin – PM10 February 2017

The Enviromental 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 28 February 2017.

Station NameNumber of values
greater than
50 ug/m3
(year to date)a
Station LocationStation TypeData available toStation Operator
Rathmines 3 Dublin 6 Urban Background 28 February EPA
Winetavern Street 0 Dublin 8 Urban Traffic 14 December 2016 Dublin City Council
Phoenix Park 0 Dublin 8 Suburban Background 30 December 2016 Dublin City Council
Ballyfermot 0 Dublin 10 Suburban Background 16 December 2016 Dublin City Council
Davitt Road 0 Dublin 5 Suburban Background 22 December 2016 Dublin City Council
Blanchardstown 0 Dublin 15 Suburban Background 16 January Fingal County Council
Tallaght 0 Dublin 24 Suburban Traffic 16 January South Dublin County Council
Dún Laoghaire 1 Co. Dublin Suburban Background 28 January Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council
South Link Road 0 Cork City Urban Traffic 16 February Cork City Council
Heatherton Park 0 Cork City Suburban Background 09 February Cork City Council
Bodkin Roundabout 0 Galway City Suburban Traffic 13 February Public Analyst's Laboratory HSE West
Ennis 5 Co. Clare Suburban Background 31 January EPA
Portlaoise 0 Co. Laois Suburban Background 28 February EPA
Enniscorthy* 3 Co. Wexford Suburban Background 31 January EPA
Castlebar 0 Co. Mayo Suburban Background

02 February

EPA

Claremorris 

1 Co. Mayo

Rural Background

28 February EPA
Kilkitt 0 Co. Monaghan Rural Background 24 January EPA

 *Monitoring at this station has ended

 

a Exceedance Dates

Claremorris

 22/01/2017  

 

Castlebar

22/01/2017   

 

Enniscorthy                         

21/01/2017

22/01/2017

23/01/2017

 

Ennis                                                       

02/01/2017

03/01/2017

21/01/2017

22/01/2017

31/01/2017

04/02/2017

05/02/2017

 

Rathmines                            

21/01/2017

22/01/2017

23/01/2017

 

Dun Laoghaire   

28/01/2017