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Environmental Radiation Policy Introduction

The Environmental Radiation Policy Section implements Government policy on radiation issues at National, European and International levels. This includes:

  • ensuring Ireland's nuclear policy is coordinated between various Government Departments and Agencies
  • dealing with UK consultations on nuclear matters
  • putting forward Ireland's position at international fora
  • transposing EU Directives and ensuring Ireland complies with international treaty obligations
  • responsibility for the potential health effects of non-ionising radiation including electromagnetic fields
  • overseeing the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland in regard to its regulatory obligations.


Contact Information:


Ph: 1890-44-33-22
(Note that the rates charged for the use of 1890(LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers)
Fax: + 353 (0)53 911 7603