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Rail Noise

This really is a wonderful talk on Rail Noise by David J Thompson, a well deserving Rayleigh Medal Winner in 2018. The talk has a very practical element and he discusses his invaluable experiences. If you need a rail noise assessment carried out, then then ICAN Acoustics can provide you with the necessary expertise, delivering [...]

By |2019-11-20T22:55:30+00:00November 20th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Rail Noise

Ireland fined €5m plus penalties.

Ireland fined €5m plus penalties over Co Galway wind farm. The State has been fined €5m over its failure to assess the environmental impact of a wind farm in south Co Galway. Further penalties of €15,000 a day will be imposed until Ireland complies with a 2008 instruction to properly examine the consequences of the [...]

By |2019-11-13T08:26:14+00:00November 12th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Ireland fined €5m plus penalties.

‘Lives will be saved’

'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels RESIDENTS LIVING IN Dublin’s north inner city have voiced support for the operation of a landing pad for helicopters at the Mater Hospital, despite concern by council planners about the impact of the facility on people living in the area. A [...]

By |2019-10-23T12:38:03+00:00October 23rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on ‘Lives will be saved’

Tonal noise

Environmental noise and tonal assessment. It would appear that some consultants, consultancies and noise measurement equipment hire companies are comfortable with the full reliance on unattended noise measurement equipment and software  to determine if a facilities noise emissions are tonal or not tonal. This in our view is fundamentally incorrect and not in line with [...]

By |2019-10-11T10:12:38+00:00October 10th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Tonal noise

Balla poultry farm gets green light

08 OCTOBER 2019 PERMISSION has been granted for a 12,000 capacity free-range poultry house at Brownhall Demense, outside Balla, despite recommendations for refusal by the planning inspector. An Bord Pleanála granted permission to the applicants, Noel and Ann Mulhern, after they appealed the decision by Mayo County Council to refuse the request. A total of [...]

By |2019-10-08T18:16:05+00:00October 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Balla poultry farm gets green light