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Slane and Metallica

Ronan McGree, Irish Times Seventy-five thousand fans are expected to see Metallica perform at Slane Castle on Saturday, June 8th, and at least 10 per cent of them are likely to have travelled from abroad. “I think I’m correct in saying there is even somebody from Chile coming. Metallica have a very loyal following,” Henry [...]

By |May 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Building Acoustics

Considering building acoustics at the early design phases of a project really pays off. Well done to all the design team and ICAN Acoustics on assisting with this great project. Galway City Tribune – Galway City Council has given the green light for a €130 million hotel, office, apartment and leisure centre development in Doughiska. The [...]

By |May 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Build taller buildings!

HOUSING MINISTER EOGHAN Murphy has published new guidelines calling for local authorities to evaluate their current planning policies on taller buildings in urban areas. The guidelines published in the Urban Development and Building Heights Guidelines for Planning Authorities set out new and updated national planning policy on building heights in relation to urban areas, following a public consultation [...]

By |May 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Build taller buildings!

International Noise Awareness Day (INAD), April 24, 2019

Its International Noise Awareness Day today….. All over the world, people, organizations, and governments will commemorate the 24th Annual International Noise Awareness Day (INAD) on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Do you have a noise issue? Why not log it on Ireland’s ONLY noise complaint website to help increase NOISE AWARENESS. LOG YOUR NOISE COMPLAINT   [...]

By |April 24th, 2019|News|Comments Off on International Noise Awareness Day (INAD), April 24, 2019

Court Ruling on Noise Induced Hearing Loss case.

Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House has lost a challenge against a landmark UK ruling in the case of a viola player who suffered a life-changing hearing injury after being exposed to loud music during a rehearsal. Christopher Goldscheider suffered “acoustic shock” in September 2012 after sitting in front of an 18-strong brass section in [...]

By |April 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Court Ruling on Noise Induced Hearing Loss case.

Noise Legislation

Controversial legislation to deal with noise levels at Dublin airport and minimise noise pollution has been passed in the Dáil by 66 votes to 28. The Aircraft Noise (Dublin Airport) Regulation Bill has been introduced in advance of the completion of the second runway at the airport. Fingal County Council has been appointed as the [...]

By |March 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Noise Legislation

Controversial legislation to deal with noise levels at Dublin airport and minimise noise pollution has been passed in the Dáil by 66 votes to 28.The Aircraft Noise (Dublin Airport) Regulation Bill has been introduced in advance of the completion of the second runway at the airport.Fingal County Council has been appointed as the regulator or [...]

By |March 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Limerick Noise Action Plan

It looks like Limerick LCCC are the first Local Authority in Ireland to adopt ProPG guidance in their Noise Action Plan for 2018-2023.   2.1.11 Professional Planning Guidance (ProPG) on Planning & Noise: New Residential Development. The ProPG for new residential developments was published in May 2017 by the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC), Chartered [...]

By |March 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Well done NTi Audio on your new offices.

New office opened in Stevenage, UK NTi Audio are pleased to announce that our new UK offices have now officially opened. Charles Greene and David Young, your local technical sales and support team have already moved into the spacious and conveniently-located surroundings in Stevenage, 25 miles north of London. This large space will allow us [...]

By |March 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Using ProPG in Ireland.

Planning Guidance The EPA Guidance note for Noise Action planning (2009) includes some sections that cover planning aspects and it contains the following observation; ‘Whilst Local Authorities have it within their powers to set conditions relating to noise as part of a planning permission, there is currently no national policy or guidance which addresses the [...]

By |March 20th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Using ProPG in Ireland.