Draft County Limerick Noise Action Plan 2024-2028

Dúnta5 Aib, 2024, 09:00 - 17 Bea, 2024, 17:00

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


Submissions are invited from the public on the draft County Limerick Noise Action Plan 2024-2028, prepared under S.I. No. 549 of 2018 (as amended), to address environmental noise in County Limerick outside the Agglomeration of Limerick (as defined in the above regulations), prepared by Limerick City and 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 major roads (as defined in the above regulations) and the measures that may be considered to address this issue in County 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.).

In addition, the plan may be accessed online at https://mypoint.limerick.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,
County Hall,

Or via https://mypoint.limerick.ie/ or by email to noiseactionplan@limerick.ie.

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


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