Environment and Health

Departments of Public Health provide expertise, leadership, support and advice on environment and health issues in Ireland , including risks from biological, chemical and radio-nuclear hazards.  The Public Health Medicine Environment and Health Group (PHMEHG) develops:

  •  Submissions on behalf of the Departments of Public Health on environmental matters that may affect health.
  •  Position Papers on environment and health topics.

Click on the topics below for general information on significant environment and health areas:

Drinking WaterBathing Waterair quality
carbon monoxideradonradiation
climate changenoiseodour
energyOur publications