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Air Quality Monitoring

Air quality monitoring in Ireland is led by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under the national Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Programme (AAMP). Real-time and historic data from all monitoring stations across the State is available at all times at

In addition, the EPA operates an Air Quality Index for Health (AQIH), which runs on a scale from 1 (Good) to 10 (Very Poor). The latest AQIH for all monitoring station locations is also available at all times at

In County Kildare, as part of this network, there are monitoring stations located in Celbridge, Newbridge, Leixlip and Naas.

Celbridge: Celbridge Air Monitoring Station
Newbridge: Newbridge Air Monitoring Station
Leixlip: Leixlip Air Monitoring Station
Naas:       Naas Air Monitoring Station

These monitoring stations collect air quality data, such as Particulate Matter (PM) for public information and for assessment against European legal limit values and WHO guideline values.  Click on the following link for a full list of localised Particulate Matter (PM) monitoring sites.

The charts below show the average particulate and gas readings collected by the monitoring stations in Kildare County. Measurements are recorded at regular intervals throughout the day. Further information can be found at