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Forty five homes in Galway found with high levels of cancer-causing radon gas

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Twenty three per cent of Galway homes recently tested for radon were found to have high levels of the cancer-causing gas according to figures released today by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII).

Twenty three homes in Mayo found with high levels of cancer-causing radon gas

Fifteen per cent of Mayo homes recently tested for radon were found to have high levels of the cancer-causing gas according to figures released by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII).

More than 1,300 homes test for radon in Galway in the past two months

The Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII) is again urging the people of Galway to test their homes for radon, a radioactive gas which is linked to up to 200 lung cancer deaths each year in Ireland.

Homes in Kilkenny have high levels of radon gas

Thrity two homes in Kilkenny have been found to have high levels of cancer-causing radon gas in the past nine months, according to figures released yesterday (Thursday) by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII).

Cancer-causing radon gas found in Mayo homes

Eighty-three homes in Mayo have been found to have high levels of cancer-causing radon gas in the past nine months, with 14 of these homes presenting with radon levels more than four times the acceptable level.

High levels of cancer-causing radon gas found in Mayo homes

Eighty-three homes in Mayo have been found to have high levels of cancer-causing radon gas in the past nine months, with 14 of these homes presenting with radon levels more than four times the acceptable level.

Radon found in fifty three Mayo homes

Fifty-three homes in Mayo have been found to have high levels of cancer-causing radon gas so far this year, according to figures released by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland. Radon is the second biggest cause of lung cancer after smoking and is linked to up to 200 lung cancer deaths each year in Ireland.

Test calls soar over Galway’s high radon levels

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The numbers of calls received by radon detection experts has soared since news broke before the weekend that Galway has significantly high levels of cancer-causing radon, with 98 homes found to be above the acceptable level.

High levels of radon gas in Kilkenny homes

Thirteen per cent of homes measured in Kilkenny have high levels of cancer-causing radon gas, according to the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII).

High radon levels in 9pc of Westmeath homes

Westmeath homeowners are being urged to measure their homes for the cancer causing gas, radon, by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII). Measurements made by the RPII to date highlight that 9 per cent of homes in Westmeath exceed the acceptable level. Radon is the second biggest cause of lung cancer in Ireland and causes up to 200 deaths per year, an issue highlighted at yesterday’s National Radon Forum in Dublin.

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