Draft Agglomeration of Limerick Noise Action Plan 2024-2028

Closed5 Apr, 2024, 09:00 - 17 May, 2024, 17:00

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ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE REGULATIONS, 2018 (S.I. No. 549/2018, as amended)

NOTICE OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DRAFT AGGLOMERATION OF LIMERICK NOISE ACTION PLAN 2024-2028

Submissions are invited from the public on the draft Agglomeration of Limerick Noise Action Plan 2024-2028, prepared under S.I. No. 549 of 2018 (as amended), to address environmental noise in the Agglomeration of Limerick (as defined in the above regulations), prepared jointly by Limerick City and County Council and Clare County Council.  

This is a four-year strategic plan with the main purpose to inform and consult the public about the health effects of noise exposure from road, rail and major industry sources and the measures that may be considered to address this issue in the Agglomeration of Limerick. The plan excludes noise from domestic activities, noise created by neighbours, noise at workplaces or noise inside a means of transport or due to military activities in military areas.

The public consultation phase will be open from 9 a.m. Friday 5th April 2024 with the draft plan available for inspection at the following locations.

  • Limerick City and County Council, County Hall, Dooradoyle Limerick (Mon-Fri, 9a.m.-5p.m.).
  • Limerick City and County Council, City Hall, Merchants Quay, Limerick (Mon-Fri, 9a.m.-5p.m.).
  • Aras Mainchin Seoighe Area Office, Kilmallock, Limerick (Mon-Fri, 9a.m.-5p.m.).
  • Newcastle West Area Office, Newcastle West, Limerick (Mon-Fri, 9a.m.-5p.m.).
  • Rathkeale Area Office, Rathkeale, Limerick (Mon-Fri, 9a.m.-5p.m.).
  • Limerick County Library, Dooradoyle, Limerick (Mon–Sat, 10a.m.–5 p.m., except Tues/Thurs closing at 8 p.m.).
  • Limerick City Library, Barrow House, Michael Street, Limerick (Mon–Sat, 10a.m.–5 p.m., except Tues/Thurs closing at 8 p.m.).
  • Clare County Council, Áras Contae an Chláir, New Road, Ennis, County Clare (Mon-Fri 9a.m.-5p.m.)
  • Shannon Municipal District Office, Town Hall, Shannon, Co. Clare (Mon- Fri 9a.m.-5p.m.)
  • Seán Lemass Public Library, Town Centre, Shannon, Co. Clare (Mon 10a.m.-1p.m/2p.m.-5.30p.m. Tues/Thurs 10a.m.-8p.m., Wed/Fri 10a.m.-5.30p.m., Sat 10a.m.-2p.m.

In addition, the plan may be accessed online at https://mypoint.limerick.ie/ and at https://yoursay.clarecoco.ie.

Submissions relating to the administrative area of Limerick City and County Council may be made in writing to:

Senior Executive Scientist,
Environment and Climate Action,
Limerick City and County Council,
Merchant’s Quay,
Limerick.
V94 EH90.  
 
 
Submissions relating to the administrative area of Clare County Council may be made in writing to: 
 
Administrative Officer,
Roads and Transportation Department,
Clare County Council,
Áras Contae an Chláir,
New Road,
Ennis,
County Clare.
 
 

The closing date for submissions or observations on the draft plan is 5 p.m. Friday 17th May 2024.

Themes

noise action plan
environmental noise
strategic noise mapping
noise mitigation
noise prevention
quiet area protection
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