Playback: Air Quality, Active Travel and Public Health

Playback: Air Quality, Active Travel and Public Health

Listen back to our public meeting held on Zoom on 17 May 2021.

How does air quality affect public health? How can active travel improve air quality and public health? How is air quality monitored, and how can citizens get involved in measuring traffic and air quality in their locality?

Our speakers were:

Dr Colm Byrne, Consultant Geriatrician, Mater Hospital

Patrick Kenny, Manager, Ambient Air Quality I National Ambient Air Quality Unit, Environmental Protection Agency

Francesco Pilla, Associate Professor, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, UCD

Robert Burns, Director of Infrastructure and Climate Change, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

The event was chaired by Úna Morrison and organised by Mairéad Forsythe and Siobhán McNamara.

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