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Looking for a quiet life?

As our world becomes more urbanised, it is becoming increasingly noisy. This can have a devastating impact on health and well being. Peace and quiet are essential for both our physical and mental health, but they are becoming more and more of a luxury. We need to identify and protect those areas in our cities [...]

By |2020-10-05T13:02:37+01:00October 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Sonic Boom

Sonic boom rattles tennis players at the French Open: ‘It was very strange, very loud, like something big dropped’ Source: Chaiago Tribune To read the article in full, click here

By |2020-10-01T22:48:33+01:00October 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Profile Diarmuid Keaney

Diarmuid Keaney works as a noise and vibration consultant for ICAN Acoustics which originally commenced trading in 1998.  ICAN Acoustics has a wide variety of clients ranging from state authorities, national power companies to industrial and private clients. Diarmuid holds a Master's of Science in Applied acoustics awarded by Derby University, a Diploma in Acoustics [...]

By |2020-09-15T01:20:25+01:00September 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Profile Diarmuid Keaney

Cork Residents and Noise

Cork residents plead with landlords to stop student parties Residents near University College Cork are pleading with landlords to include a “no house parties” clause in letting agreements for student houses as the start of the academic year draws near. The Magazine Road Residents Association (MRRA) is also calling on landlords to ensure that tenants [...]

By |2020-08-27T10:58:51+01:00August 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Cork Residents and Noise

EPA NG4 Noise Measurement Requirements

Monitoring for compliance with the noise emission conditions of an IPPC or Waste Licence should be primarily based upon International Standard ISO 1996: Acoustics – Description, Measurement and Assessment of Environmental Noise. Ideally, sampling over different days and at different times during the day will help to ensure that the survey is statistically representative. However, [...]

By |2020-08-04T13:05:13+01:00August 4th, 2020|News|Comments Off on EPA NG4 Noise Measurement Requirements