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#air quality

# air-quality - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Levels of dangerous air pollutant NO2 possibly exceeding limits on M50 and on Dublin streets

A new report from the Environment Protection Agency looks at indicators of the levels of NO2 in the air in Dublin.

# air-quality - Friday 16 November, 2018

California air quality worse than polluted South Asian cities as wildfire death toll hits 63

US president Donald Trump is set to visit the tinder-dry state tomorrow.

# air-quality - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

More air quality monitoring stations on the way that will give real-time information to the public

Environment Minister Denis Naughten said the importance of air quality and the impacts it has on our health cannot be underestimated.

# air-quality - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Traffic fumes could cancel out benefits of walking for older people - study

The EPA said that around 1,500 premature deaths in Ireland in 2014 were directly attributable to air pollution.

# air-quality - Monday 6 November, 2017

Burning fuel is the biggest threat to Ireland's air quality

There were 1,510 premature deaths in Ireland in 2014 directly attributable to poor air quality levels.

# air-quality - Sunday 17 September, 2017

The UK is getting slammed for its air quality levels - so how does Ireland fare?

The UK’s poor air quality ratings are thought to cause more than 40,000 premature deaths a year.

# air-quality - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year

The UK had 16,355 deaths from air pollution in the same year, according to a WHO report released today.

# air-quality - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Google is about to tell you how dirty the air you are breathing is

The new software to map air quality is being tested in the United States.

# air-quality - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

What's that smell? Fumes from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano reach Ireland

Higher-than-normal levels of sulphur dioxide reached Ireland over the weekend.

# air-quality - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Women in areas of high air pollution more likely to have autistic babies

Researchers said the findings suggest that metals and other pollutants should be regularly measured in the blood of pregnant women.

# air-quality - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Pollution 'causes 3,400 early deaths' in Ireland, says An Taisce

An Taisce also said that poor air quality is costing the country up to €6.3 billion per year in lost days at work and health costs.

# air-quality - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Air quality among the best in Europe

However high levels of traffic pollution and residential solid fuel waste are bad news for cities.

# air-quality - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Here's one thing Ireland is getting right...

That air you’re breathing right now? It’s some of the best in Europe.