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Should we ban open fires?

Irish people must stop lighting fires in their homes. That’s the call from Dr. Michael O’D...

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11.34 3 Dec 2019


Should we ban open fires?


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11.34 3 Dec 2019


Irish people must stop lighting fires in their homes.

That’s the call from Dr. Michael O’Dwyer, one of the country’s leading air quality scientists. 

Should we introduce a blanket ban on burning and open fires?

Seamus Boland CEO of Irish Rural Link & John Gibbons Environmental journalist and commentator join the show to debate.


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Air Pollution Air Quality Air Quality Scientists Breakfast Radio Burning Dr. Michael O’Dwyer Fire Ban Irish Rural Link John Gibbons Kieran Cuddihy Newstalk Newstalk Breakfast Open Fires Seamus Boland Shane Coleman Turf Burning Wood Burning

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