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# Pollution

This month
June 2024
Inland Fisheries Ireland continuing investigation into 5,000 fish killed by pollution in Cork
This year
2024
Choking on fresh air: How Ireland's air quality is leading to premature deaths
Dr Lisa McNamee
Cabinet approves plan to give local authorities power to introduce traffic congestion charges
Poll: Should SUV owners be charged more for parking in Dublin?
Auditor suggests council dock Deputy Mayor's expenses to help recoup €700k landfill bill
Uisce Éireann pleads guilty to two water pollution charges over north Clare ‘fish kill'
Last year
2023
EU member states reach preliminary agreement on reducing industrial emissions
New York state sues PepsiCo over plastic pollution in rivers that supply drinking water
Schools shut across India's capital as toxic smog engulfs the city
Uisce Éireann fined over €7,000 for fish kill in Cavan
'This is a matter of basic health': Will Dublin City get congestion charges any time soon?
South Dublin County Council investigating pollution in River Poddle which coloured water white
Ireland's air quality last year was below WHO standards for human health
Michelle O'Neill calls for public ownership of Lough Neagh amid outcry over toxic algal blooms
Lung conditions will be made worse by climate change, say respiratory experts
Air pollution is the greatest global threat to human health, study finds
Uisce Éireann fined €5,000 for pollution that killed fish in the River Liffey
'Unacceptable' commitment by public bodies when faced with environmental information requests
UN talks on agreement to protect the high seas continue into the early morning
Two thirds of reef sharks and rays risk extinction due to climate change and overfishing
All time
Air pollution killed 238,000 Europeans prematurely in 2020, EU watchdog says
Local councils hiring inspectors to target farms over pollution concerns
Concerns over data submitted by Wexford power plant to EPA
Noxious gases from erupting Icelandic volcano threaten nearby village
Oil spill pollutes nature reserve in Ecuador's Amazon
Elephants dying from eating plastic waste in Sri Lankan dump, conservationists warn
Climate activists deflate tyres of ‘luxury’ cars in Glasgow protest
Over half of septic tanks failed their 2020 inspection, says EPA
Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals
Brown Thomas and Arnotts remove 470 cosmetic glitter products from sale
Pollution causes around 725 deaths in Dublin each year, with 144 linked to diesel emissions, study finds
Plume of Sahara dust causes spike in European air pollution
Swimming was banned at bathing spots across Ireland for over 350 days this year
Major leisure and biodiversity centre in Booterstown refused planning permission over pollution concerns
Study finds link between air pollution and neurological disorders
Plastic in the Atlantic Ocean is far beyond levels previously estimated
Link between strokes and air pollution rise in winter, RCSI research finds
Opinion: After the Covid-19 masks are gone, will we breathe cleaner air?
Dr Karen Moore
​​Smoky coal ban extended to all towns with populations of over 10,000 people
Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study