Air Quality Bulletin – PM10 January 2020

The Environmental 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 January 2020. 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

Dublin 10

Suburban Background

31st January

Dublin City Council

Blanchardstown

 0

Dublin 15

Suburban Traffic

21st November 2019

Fingal County Council

Brownes Road

 2

Waterford City

Suburban Background

31st January

EPA

Carlow

 1

Carlow Town

Suburban Background

31st January

EPA

Castlebar

 2

Co. Mayo

Suburban Background

31st January

EPA

CIT Bishopstown

 0

Cork City

Suburban Background

31st January

CIT

Claremorris

 0

Co. Mayo

Rural Background

 31st January

EPA

Cobh

 0

Co. Cork

Suburban Background

31st January

EPA

Davitt Road

 0

Dublin 2

Suburban Traffic

 31st January

Dublin City Council

Dún Laoghaire

 0

Co. Dublin

Suburban Background

31st January

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

Dundalk

Co. Louth

Suburban Background

31st January

EPA

Ennis

 4

Co. Clare

Suburban Background

31st January

EPA

Enniscorthy

 3

Enniscorthy Town

Suburban Background

31st January

Wexford County Council

Finglas

 0

Dublin 11

Suburban Background

31st January

Dublin City Council

Heatherton Park

 2

Cork City

Suburban Background

31st January

Cork City Council

Kilkitt

 0

Co. Monaghan

Rural Background

23rd December 2019

EPA

Letterkenny

 1

Co. Donegal

Urban Background

31st January

 EPA

Limerick

 1

Co. Limerick

Urban Background

31st January   EPA

Macroom

 4

Co. Cork

Suburban Background

 31st January  EPA

Marino

 0

Dublin 3

Suburban Background

31st January

Dublin City Council

Phoenix Park

0

Dublin 8

Suburban Background

31st January

Dublin City Council

Portlaoise

0

Co. Laois

Suburban Background

31st January

EPA

Rahoon Road

0

Galway City

Suburban Background

9th January 

Public Analyst's Laboratory

Rathmines

0

Dublin 6

Urban Background

31st January 

EPA

Ringsend

0

Dublin 4

Urban Traffic

 31st January

EPA

Roscommon

0

Roscommon City

Suburban Background

  31st January

EPA

Seville Lodge

0

Kilkenny City

Suburban Background

 31st January

EPA

South Link Road

2

Cork City

Suburban Traffic

 31st January

Cork City Council

St. Anne’s Park

0

Dublin 5

Suburban Background

 31st January

EPA

St. John’s Road West

0

Dublin 8

Urban Traffic

 31st January

Dublin City Council

Tipperary

1

Co. Tipperary

Suburban Background

 31st January

EPA

Tallaght

0

Dublin 24

Suburban Background

 7th December 2019

South Dublin County Council

Winetavern Street

0

Dublin 8

Urban Background

23rd November 2019 

Dublin City Council

Exceedance Dates:

 

Carlow

19/1/2020

 

Castlebar

18/1/2020

19/1/2020

 

Heatherton Park

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

 

South Link Road

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

 

Macroom

18/1/2020

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

21/1/2020

 

Dundalk

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

 

Enmis

17/1/2020

18/1/2020

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

 

Enniscorthy

18/1/2020

19/1/2020

20/1/2020

 

Letterkenny

18/1/2020

 

Limerick

18/1/2020