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Dublin Airport Authority to appeal charges and planning conditions

Construction of the new runway at Dublin Airport The Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) is to appeal planning restrictions on the number of night flights that can use its new runway. The facility is due to open in 2021. The airport operator said it was also appealing a decision by the Commission for Aviation Regulation to [...]

By |2019-09-21T07:03:34+01:00September 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

‘It’s out of our hands now’: Dublin’s Bernard Shaw pub to close at end of October

THE POPULAR BERNARD Shaw pub in Dublin, which also hosts the Eatyard food space, is to close in October. The venue made the announcement on its website today. In a statement, the management said: It’s with heavy hearts that we announce the end of our Bernard Shaw adventure. At the end of October 2019 we [...]

By |2019-09-17T12:03:39+01:00September 17th, 2019|News|Comments Off on ‘It’s out of our hands now’: Dublin’s Bernard Shaw pub to close at end of October

Killarney Racecourse appeals planning refusal.

The future of a popular entertainment venue at Killarney Racecourse is under threat after it was refused retention planning permission by Kerry Co Council. The Killarney Race Company, owner of the racecourse, has lodged an appeal with An Bord Pleanála to try to overturn the council’s recent decision which refused to sanction the use of [...]

By |2019-08-03T01:30:35+01:00August 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Killarney Racecourse appeals planning refusal.

One person files over 3,100 complaints about Dublin Airport noise in six months

Repeat objectors responsible for an almost-tenfold increase in such complaints A number of repeat objectors are responsible for an almost-tenfold increase in complaints about noise from aircraft using Dublin Airport in the first half of 2019. Figures published by the DAA, the airport’s operator, show one individual has filed over 3,100 complaints over the six months. [...]

By |2019-07-24T17:05:51+01:00July 24th, 2019|News|Comments Off on One person files over 3,100 complaints about Dublin Airport noise in six months

Guinness Book of Records

In an effort to demonstrate their commitment to unrivaled research – and silence their competitors – Microsoft has created the Quietest place on Earth at their headquarters in Redmond Washington, USA. The computer company has built an anechoic chamber in which highly sensitive tests reported an average background noise reading of an unimaginably quiet - 20.35 dBA (decibels A-weighted). An [...]

By |2019-08-14T14:49:01+01:00July 17th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Guinness Book of Records