Air Quality Bulletin – PM10 August

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 31st of August 2019. This data is provisional and subject to future revision following any further data validation.

 
 

Station Name

Number of values greater than 50 ug/m3

(year to date)

Station Location

Station Type

Data available to

Station Operator

Ballyfermot

7

Dublin 10

Suburban Background

31st August

Dublin City Council

Blanchardstown

11

Dublin 15

Suburban Traffic

5th August

Fingal County Council

Brownes Road

1

Waterford City

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

Carlow

0

Carlow Town

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

Castlebar

1

Co. Mayo

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

CIT Bishopstown

3

Cork City

Suburban Background

31st August

CIT

Claremorris

0

Co. Mayo

Rural Background

31st August

EPA

Cobh

0

Co. Cork

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

Davitt Road

15

Dublin 2

Suburban Traffic

31st August

Dublin City Council

Dún Laoghaire

2

Co. Dublin

Suburban Background

18th August

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

Dundalk

2

Co. Louth

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

Ennis

0

Co. Clare

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

Enniscorthy

11

Enniscorthy Town

Suburban Background

31st August

Wexford County Council

Finglas

2

Dublin 11

Suburban Background

31st August

Dublin City Council

Heatherton Park

0

Cork City

Suburban Background

31st August

Cork City Council

Kilkitt

1

Co. Monaghan

Rural Background

18th August

EPA

Letterkenny

0

Co. Donegal

Urban Background

31st August

 EPA

Limerick

0

Co. Limerick

Urban Background

 31st August  EPA

Marino

4

Dublin 3

Suburban Background

31st August

Dublin City Council

Phoenix Park

2

Dublin 8

Suburban Background

31st August

Dublin City Council

Portlaoise

0

Co. Laois

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

Rahoon Road

0

Galway City

Suburban Background

28th July

Public Analyst's Laboratory

Rathmines

5

Dublin 6

Urban Background

31st August

EPA

Ringsend

12

Dublin 4

Urban Traffic

31st August

EPA

Roscommon

2

Roscommon City

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

Seville Lodge

7

Kilkenny City

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

South Link Road

5

Cork City

Suburban Traffic

31st August

Cork City Council

St. Anne’s Park

1

Dublin 5

Suburban Background

31st August

EPA

St. John’s Road West

5

Dublin 8

Urban Traffic

31st August

Dublin City Council

Tallaght

3

Dublin 24

Suburban Background

28th July

South Dublin County Council

Winetavern Street

9

Dublin 8

Urban Background

26th July

Dublin City Council

Exceedance Dates:

 

Ballyfermot

25/02/2019
26/02/2019
27/02/2019
18/04/2019
19/04/2019
20/04/2019
23/04/2019

 

Blanchardstown

08/04/2019

17/04/2019

18/04/2019

19/04/2019

20/04/2019

23/04/2019

20/05/2019

 

Bray

22/03/2019

 

Castlebar

27/02/2019

 

CIT Bishopstown

20/04/2019
23/04/2019
24/04/2019

 

Cork South Link Road

25/02/2019
27/02/2019
18/04/2019
19/04/2019
20/04/2019

 

Davitt Road

14/02/2019
25/02/2019
26/02/2019
27/02/2019
28/02/2019
26/03/2019
27/03/2019
29/03/2019
08/04/2019
11/04/2019
17/04/2019
18/04/2019
19/04/2019
20/04/2019
23/04/2019

 

Dundalk

19/04/2019
20/04/2019

 

Dun Laoghaire

18/04/2019

19/04/2019

 

Enniscorthy

09/01/2019
10/01/2019
30/01/2019
02/02/2019
04/02/2019
09/02/2019
25/02/2019
26/02/2019
27/02/2019
18/04/2019
19/04/2019

 

Finglas

18/04/2019
19/04/2019

 

Kilkenny

22/02/2019
23/02/2019
25/02/2019
26/02/2019
27/02/2019
09/04/2019
18/04/2019

 

Marino

08/04/2019
18/04/2019
19/04/2019
20/04/2019

 

Phoenix Park

18/04/2019
19/04/2019

 

Waterford Browne's Road

19/04/2019

 

Rathmines

27/02/2019
18/04/2019
19/04/2019
20/04/2019
23/04/2019

 

St. John's Road

26/02/2019
27/02/2019
18/04/2019
19/04/2019
23/04/2019

 

St. Anne's Park

18/04/2019

 

Tallaght

08/04/2019

18/04/2019

19/04/2019

 

Roscommon

27/02/2019
18/04/2019

 

Ringsend

14/02/2019
25/02/2019
26/02/2019
27/02/2019
08/04/2019
11/04/2019
12/04/2019
17/04/2019
18/04/2019
19/04/2019
20/04/2019
23/04/2019

 

Winetavern St.

24/02/2019
25/02/2019
26/02/2019
10/04/2019
16/04/2019
17/04/2019
18/04/2019
19/04/2019

23/04/2019

 

Blanchardstown

13/02/2019
24/02/2019
25/02/2019
26/02/2019

 

Kilkitt

17/04/2019