If you smell gas call Gas Networks Ireland’s 24 Hour Emergency Service 1800 20 50 50 immediately.

Below are the steps to take if you smell gas in your home:

Ensure gas appliances are turned off and have not been left on and unlit
Don’t smoke or use naked flame
Don’t unplug or switch anything electrical on or off
Open windows and doors
If the smell persists turn off the gas at the meter. If you’re not sure how to do that, please read GNI’s guide on how to turn your gas supply on and off
Call Gas Network Ireland’s 24 hour Emergency Line 1800 20 50 50 no matter who your gas supplier is
If you can’t get through, dial 999 / 112
Don’t use a phone in the immediate area of the leak, use a neighbour’s or call from outside


Gas Networks Ireland own and operate the gas network that transports gas to homes around the country. There is more information on safety in relation to the gas networks on the Gas Networks Ireland website. You can go directly to their website by clicking on the button to the right.