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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.

Twenty per cent of Mayo homes tested have high radon levels

Twenty per cent of homes tested in Mayo for radon, after a local awareness campaign on the issue, have been shown to have unacceptable levels of the cancer causing gas.

Twenty per cent of Mayo homes tested have high radon levels

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Twenty per cent of homes tested in Mayo for radon, after a local awareness campaign on the issue, have been shown to have unacceptable levels of the cancer causing gas.

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.

Energy efficiency housing programme significantly cut in Mayo

The amount allocated for energy efficiency works in the county has been slashed in this year’s housing capital programme for the county, with funding cut from €400,00 to €190,000. According to Padraic Flanagan, senior executive officer with Mayo County Council, at a Housing SPC meeting on Thursday, the scheme in mind for completion this year with this funding is 20 units in Springfield, Bangor Erris. Initial survey work and electrical inspections on these units have already been carried out and Mr Flanagan said that more than likely basic work will be carried out on these houses, unlike the extensive work which was completed in houses in Newport, Castlebar, and Ballycastle under this programme last 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).

 

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