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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 |2019-07-17T09:29:08+01:00July 17th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Appeal lodged against Athenry Dog Park plans (Noise)

Plans for a new dog park in Athenry have hit a speed bump as an appeal against its permission has been made to An Bord Pleanála. Galway County Council awarded planning permission for a dog park “where dogs can socialise, exercise, and play as well as provide an area where dog owners can socialise” last [...]

By |2019-07-12T14:09:07+01:00July 12th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Appeal lodged against Athenry Dog Park plans (Noise)

Planning permission for €14m Tayto Park rollercoaster is refused

An Bord Pleanála has refused planning permission for a €14 million steel rollercoaster for Tayto Park in Co Meath as the operation of the ride would be too noisy for nearby residents. In a blow to expansion plans at Ireland's largest theme park, the appeals board has refused planning permission for 'Coaster 2021' in response [...]

By |2019-07-11T03:16:01+01:00July 11th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Planning permission for €14m Tayto Park rollercoaster is refused

Noise measurement Dublin

Noise measurements in Dublin.... Diarmuid Keaney measuring noise Dublin, pic Paul Nicholls 23/05/19 Diarmuid Keaney measuring noise (and stretching), Dublin, pic Paul Nicholls 23/05/19  

By |2019-07-11T03:21:04+01:00July 9th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Noise measurement Dublin