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From TheJournal.ie Smoky coal ban to be extended to 13 towns, but nationwide ban ruled out due to legal threats Air Quality

Smoky coal ban to be extended to 13 towns, but nationwide ban ruled out due to legal threats

The smoky coal ban was first introduced to Dublin in 1990.

From TheJournal.ie Levels of dangerous air pollutant NO2 possibly exceeding limits on M50 and on Dublin streets Pollution

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.

From TheJournal.ie California air quality worse than polluted South Asian cities as wildfire death toll hits 63 Smoggy

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.

From TheJournal.ie More air quality monitoring stations on the way that will give real-time information to the public Clean Air

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.

From TheJournal.ie Traffic fumes could cancel out benefits of walking for older people - study Air Quality

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.

From TheJournal.ie Burning fuel is the biggest threat to Ireland's air quality Breathe Deep

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.

From TheJournal.ie The UK is getting slammed for its air quality levels - so how does Ireland fare? Deep Breath

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.

From TheJournal.ie UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year Smog

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.

From TheJournal.ie Google is about to tell you how dirty the air you are breathing is Google Cars

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.

From TheJournal.ie What's that smell? Fumes from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano reach Ireland Cough Cough Cough

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Women in areas of high air pollution more likely to have autistic babies Autism

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.

From TheJournal.ie Pollution 'causes 3,400 early deaths' in Ireland, says An Taisce Air Quality

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.

From TheJournal.ie Air quality among the best in Europe Air Quality

Air quality among the best in Europe

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's one thing Ireland is getting right... Breathe Deep

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

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