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North Kerry continues to be a hotspot for a naturally occurring gas, which causes lung cancer.

EPA

Radon is a radioactive gas, which has no colour, taste or smell.

Every two days someone dies from radon induced lung cancer.

The Environmental Protection Agency is urging people living in areas with high levels of radon to get their homes tested.

David Fenton is a Senior Scientist with the EPA’s Office of Radiological Protection:

More information can be found at www.radon.ie