What to do if you smell gas

Learn about the steps you should take if you smell gas in your home.

At 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, see our guide here
  • Call our 24 hour Emergency Line 1850 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

On the Street

  • If you smell gas on the street, call 1850 20 50 50 immediately.  Don't assume that someone else will

In the interests of public safety all emergency calls are recorded