Search Results for 'Radium and radon in the environment'

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Cannon welcomes funding for radon testing in east Galway

Approximately 1,400 homes in the West and Mid-West of the country will be tested for radon levels with the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment providing €70,000 to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for high risk areas in East Galway and Roscommon.

New Tellus data confirms radon hot spots in Galway

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The latest findings from the award-winning Tellus Programme shed new light on radon risk impacting in Galway as well as unravelling the region’s ancient, geological history.

Renewed health warning on deadly radon

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The EPA has reissued its call to Mayo householders to get their homes tested for high levels of the cancer causing gas, radon.

Homeowners not acting on radon risk

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A grant scheme has been mooted to assist householders in Mayo to protect themselves against the deadly, cancer causing gas - radon.

EPA warning on high radon cancer risk

A shocking one in six homes in Mayo have unsafe levels of radon, making the county one of the worst blackspots in the country for the deadly gas linked to 250 lung cancer cases each year.

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.

Work carried out on council houses with radon

Houses in the council’s housing stock, which were found to have above the recommended level of radon have been worked on, members of the housing SPC were informed on Monday.

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).

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