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#Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland

# radiological-protection-institute-of-ireland - Friday 4 July, 2014

Over 90,000 homes may have 'dangerous levels' of radon gas... just 8% have been checked
# Cancer-causing
# Cancer-causing

Over 90,000 homes may have 'dangerous levels' of radon gas... just 8% have been checked

Jul 4th 2014, 7:14 PM 21,520 Views 27 Comments

The radioactive gas is linked to 250 cases of lung cancer every year in Ireland.

# radiological-protection-institute-of-ireland - Sunday 13 October, 2013

How often do radioactive materials go missing in Ireland?
# Danger
# Danger

How often do radioactive materials go missing in Ireland?

Oct 13th 2013, 5:00 PM 6,602 Views 13 Comments

The Radiological Protection Institute tells us more about the stolen lightning preventers, what they are and when the last time radioactive materials were stolen.

# radiological-protection-institute-of-ireland - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Cancer-causing radon gas found in 341 homes
# Radon Alert
# Radon Alert

Cancer-causing radon gas found in 341 homes

Jun 28th 2012, 9:50 PM 8,660 Views 13 Comments

Occupiers of one home in Galway receiving the equivalent of 13 chest x-rays a day from the gas.

# radiological-protection-institute-of-ireland - Friday 27 January, 2012

321 homes register high levels of radon gas - report
# Radon
# Radon

321 homes register high levels of radon gas - report

Jan 27th 2012, 11:42 AM 2,103 Views 3 Comments

The Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland says that one home in Co Galway had an average radon concentration of 18 times the acceptable level.

# radiological-protection-institute-of-ireland - Friday 25 November, 2011

Radon gas contamination to be tackled by expert group
# Radon
# Radon

Radon gas contamination to be tackled by expert group

Nov 25th 2011, 8:41 AM 1,301 Views 13 Comments

Hundreds of homes around Ireland are believed to contain unsafe levels of radon, which is radioactive and carcinogenic.

# radiological-protection-institute-of-ireland - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Fukushima radiation now present in Irish milk samples
# Fukushima
# Fukushima

Fukushima radiation now present in Irish milk samples

Apr 6th 2011, 5:55 PM 4,030 Views 0 Comments

The Food Safety Authority confirms trace levels of iodine-131 in Irish milk samples, at levels that pose no threat to health.

# radiological-protection-institute-of-ireland - Friday 1 April, 2011

Fukushima radiation still present in Irish air samples
# Radiation
# Radiation

Fukushima radiation still present in Irish air samples

Apr 1st 2011, 7:31 PM 1,548 Views 0 Comments

The Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland says continual tests show Fukushima’s radioactive leak over our heads.

# radiological-protection-institute-of-ireland - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Radiation from Japan detected in Ireland: but what’s the risk?
# Radiation
# Radiation

Radiation from Japan detected in Ireland: but what’s the risk?

Mar 29th 2011, 3:35 PM 2,298 Views 0 Comments

With radiation from Fukushima being picked up in Glasgow and Dublin, is there a health risk to Ireland? We asked an expert to find out.

# radiological-protection-institute-of-ireland - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

What are the dangers of exposure to radiation?
# Radiation
# Radiation

What are the dangers of exposure to radiation?

Mar 15th 2011, 5:03 PM 2,072 Views 0 Comments

Small amounts of radiation have been released from Japan’s Fukushima plant – but what risks, if any, does this pose to the local population?