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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Clean Air

All time
# robot trees
Cork City Council defends 'robot trees' as it launches Clean Air Strategy
Cork’s ‘clean air’ plan is being launched today.
# hybrid bus
New fleet of hybrid buses to be on Dublin and Galway roads by New Year
The first ten of 100 double-deck electric hybrid buses were launched today.
# Clean Air
Poor air quality is prematurely killing over 1,300 in Ireland each year
The EPA’s report for 2019 says action must be taken.
# school run no more
'Banning children being driven to school' would improve air quality, says DCC official
Brendan O’ Brien says it’s a hypothetical idea but would force solutions to be found.
# 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.
# 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.
# dirty air
Three people die every day due to the state of the Irish environment - study
1,200 premature deaths are caused every year by pollution according to the EPA.