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Membership of the EAA

Announcement January 1st, 2021. The Association of Acoustic Consultants of Ireland (AACI) is the European Acoustics Association’s (EAA’s) membership society for the Republic of Ireland, since late December 2020. This further strengthens and aligns the Republic of Ireland’s involvement with our European partners, allowing for the continued development of acoustics and acoustic research within the [...]

By |January 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

Dublin Airport Northern Runway

News from Dublin Airport, 18th December 2020 daa has lodged an application to amend two onerous planning conditions that are due to apply to the operation of the new North Runway and the overall runway system at Dublin Airport when North Runway begins operations. The current conditions would limit the use of North Runway between 11pm and 7am [...]

By |December 18th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Dublin Airport Northern Runway

Jail for attack over noise…

By Sonya McLean A man who carried out violent attacks on the staff of a fast-food restaurant under his flat in a dispute over late night opening hours and noise has been jailed for three years. Judge Karen O'Connor said the fact that Gerard Griffin (63) carried out the first attacks on the business 10 [...]

By |October 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Jail for attack over noise…

Study to reveal the secret world of whales and dolphins off Ireland’s coast

The project will deploy acoustic monitoring equipment to detect the presence of whales and learn the effects of maritime traffic on marine life. Andrea M. Meek @andreammeek Sep 28, 2020 A groundbreaking new study examining the impact of maritime traffic and noise pollution on marine life will offer a peek into the "secret world" of [...]

By |October 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Study to reveal the secret world of whales and dolphins off Ireland’s coast

Cork landlord of ‘party central’ house ordered to reduce noise levels

Source: RTE NEWS Updated / Friday, 10 Jul 2020 17:24 Fachtna O'Reilly told the court that the houses would normally be vacant at this time, but there was a greater demand because of Covid-19 By Paschal Sheehy  Southern Editor A district court judge has said he will issue an order in a week in relation to an [...]

By |July 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Cork landlord of ‘party central’ house ordered to reduce noise levels

Cork landlord of ‘party central’ house ordered to reduce noise levels

Source: RTE NEWS Updated / Friday, 10 Jul 2020 17:24 Fachtna O'Reilly told the court that the houses would normally be vacant at this time, but there was a greater demand because of Covid-19 By Paschal Sheehy  Southern Editor A district court judge has said he will issue an order in a week in relation to an [...]

By |July 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Cork landlord of ‘party central’ house ordered to reduce noise levels

Irish Wind Energy Update

In consultation with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, it is our (Acoustic Services) understanding that: (1) The consultation process closed on 19 February 2020. (2) It is understood that almost 500 submissions have been received as part of the public consultation. (3) It is understood that many of the submissions were extremely [...]

By |July 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Irish Wind Energy Update

Irish Wind Energy Guidelines

Irish Wind Energy Guidelines Irish Branch Meeting: Wednesday 22nd July 2020 16:00 pm Irish Branch Late Afternoon Meeting ‘Overview of the draft update to noise section of the Wind Energy Development Guidelines’. James Mackay, Director, TNEI. Wednesday 22 July 16:00 –17:00 (45mins presentation and 15mins Q&A) Online meeting   Presentation Overview The Wind Energy Development Guidelines [...]

By |July 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Irish Wind Energy Guidelines

North Dublin Apartment Block

Source: The Journal.ie North Dublin apartment block given green light despite objection from local pub   A FIVE STOREY apartment block development on Dublin’s Northside has been given the green light by Dublin City Council after being previously rejected by An Bord Pleanála. Permission for the apartment block at Cross Guns Bridge in Phibsborough was overturned last [...]

By |July 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Golden Gate Bridge Noise

UPDATED: July 1, 2020 at 5:44 a.m. Source: The Mercury News. The Golden Gate Bridge district began plans this week to study a new noise emanating from the bridge that can be heard for miles on gusty days. The sound is the result of fast northwesterly winds passing through new railings and wind fairings on the [...]

By |July 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments