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Sligo home found with 13 times the acceptable level of cancer-causing radon gas.

Sligo home found with 13 times the acceptable level of cancer-causing radon gas. Occupants received radiation dose equivalent to 3,000 chest X-rays per year The Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII) has identified a house in county Sligo with extremely high concentrations of radon gas. The home, located in the Ballymote area, had radon levels [...]

Nothern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) publishes new Radon map for NI.

The Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) today published a new Radon in Dwellings map as part of the Radon in Dwellings in Northern Ireland: 2009 Review and Atlas Report. Robert Larmour, NIEA Principal Pollution Inspector, explained: “Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas formed as a result of the radioactive decay of uranium, which is [...]

Two Kerry homes found to have cancer-causing radon gas levels among the highest in Europe

Two Kerry homes found to have cancer-causing radon gas levels among the highest in Europe RPII urges people to protect themselves by measuring and remediating, visit www.rpii.ie for more information. Families in Ireland continue to be exposed to cancer-causing radon gas as two homes in Co Kerry are identified as having levels of radon gas [...]