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Ross furious after vote lost ‘while TDs were at match’

Shane Ross was forced to seek Fianna Fáil's support on a vital Dáil vote, after Fine Gael TDs left the chamber to attend the Ireland v Georgia football match. The furious Transport Minister approached senior Fianna Fáil TDs and asked them to vote down an Opposition amendment to the Aircraft Noise Bill on Tuesday. However, [...]

By |2019-04-03T20:58:19+01:00April 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Ross furious after vote lost ‘while TDs were at match’

Controversial legislation to deal with noise levels at Dublin airport passes in Dáil

Controversial legislation to deal with noise levels at Dublin airport and minimise noise pollution has been passed in the Dáil by 66 votes to 28. The Aircraft Noise (Dublin Airport) Regulation Bill has been introduced in advance of the completion of the second runway at the airport. Fingal County Council has been appointed as the regulator [...]

By |2019-03-28T10:28:10+00:00March 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Varadkar on Dublin Airport

Varadkar insists locals' concerns about new €320m runway project at Dublin Airport are not being ignoredTaoiseach Leo Varadkar has insisted that the concerns of local people whose homes are close to the new €320m runway project at Dublin Airport are not being ignored by the DAA, the semi-State company that operates the gateway, or the [...]

By |2019-04-22T00:59:28+01:00February 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Noise plan for Dublin airport causes turbulence for locals

Some Dublin residents living under flight paths are unhappy that a new plan for Dublin airport is not adopting World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on permitted noise levels for aircraft. Fingal county council, which will become the noise regulator for the airport under proposals drawn up by transport minister Shane Ross, submitted a draft five-year [...]

By |2019-01-09T09:10:54+00:00December 30th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Noise plan for Dublin airport causes turbulence for locals

DUBLIN AIRPORT NOISE.

Proposed law would put Fingal Council in charge of monitoring Dublin Airport noise levels A proposed new law would put Fingal County Council in charge of monitoring noise levels at Dublin Airport. If passed, the Aircraft Noise Regulation Bill would give the local authority the power to make sure limits are met. The Transport Minister [...]

By |2018-12-19T19:04:08+00:00December 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on DUBLIN AIRPORT NOISE.