RPII to highlight danger of exposure to cancer causing radon gas during an awareness drive in Carlow

Almost one in 6 homes measured have high levels of radon.

The Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII) is to host a week long awareness drive in Carlow to highlight the dangers of exposure to radon gas. The information campaign will begin on Saturday 17th April and will urge people to test their homes for the presence of the cancer-causing gas, radon. The RPII will host two public meetings on Wednesday 21st April at 3.30 pm and 7.30 pm in the Talbot Hotel, Portlaoise Road, Carlow.The information event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.