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#RPII

# rpii - Friday 4 July, 2014

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

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

# rpii - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Cancer-causing radon gas found in 341 homes

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

# rpii - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Dangerous quantities of carcinogenic gas detected in Kerry home

The house in Castleisland contains radon levels 185 times greater than the safe limit – one of the highest concentrations ever found in Europe.

# rpii - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Fukushima radiation now present in Irish milk samples

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

# rpii - Friday 1 April, 2011

Fukushima radiation still present in Irish air samples

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