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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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

CNOSSOS-EU

Common Noise Assessment Methods in Europe (CNOSSOS-EU) In accordance with Art. 6.2 of the Environmental Noise Directive 2002/49/EC (END), the European Commission developed Common NOise aSSessment methOdS (CNOSSOS-EU) for road, railway, aircraft and industrial noise to be used after adoption by the Member States for the purpose of strategic noise mapping as required by Article [...]

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Covid-19

Tips on communicating through windows during the Covid-19 crisis. We all appreciate the importance of social distancing at this stage, but what do we know about the acoustics of the “new normal” of communicating through windows when visiting neighbours? It seems obvious, but we should all remember that we must have some part of the [...]

By |April 5th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Covid-19

Neighbours Row over Noise.

A man who stabbed his neighbour through the heart in a row over noise has been jailed for six years. Kevin McGrouther, 51, from Kilsyth, was found guilty after trial of attempting to murder a man by stabbing him once in the chest. The attack took place at 6am on September 18, 2018, at Cedar [...]

By |March 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Guidance on Covid-19

Joint Guidance on the Impact of COVID-19 on the Practicality and Reliability of Baseline Sound Level Surveying and the Provision of Sound & Noise Impact Assessments By the Association of Noise Consultants [ANC] and the Institute of Acoustics [IOA] Version 2, 24th March 2020   Introduction The level of concern across the United Kingdom in [...]

By |March 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments