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Is improved air quality COVID-19's silver lining?

The global coronavirus pandemic has put many cars and buses off the roads, has heavily restric...

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11.39 26 Mar 2020


Is improved air quality COVID-19's silver lining?


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11.39 26 Mar 2020


The global coronavirus pandemic has put many cars and buses off the roads, has heavily restricted air travel and has even ground major industries to a halt.  

Recent reports show that such measures have significantly improved the air quality in Wuhan, South Korea and Italy – but are we experiencing better air in Ireland too? 

Newstalk Reporter, Sarah Madden has been gathering the Irish data and joins the programme with this encouraging report. 


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