Public Consultation On Smoky Fuel Ban Planned

Public Consultation On Smoky Fuel Ban Planned

According to recent reports, the Irish government is set to ask citizens if they want to ban the burning of all smoky fuels including turf, peat, wood and coal.


Quieter Rollercoaster Proposed for Tayto Park

Quieter Rollercoaster Proposed for Tayto Park

Earlier this summer Tayto Park found themselves making news headlines when they were denied planning permission for a €14 million rollercoaster...


Air Quality in Ireland and Europe

Air Quality in Ireland and Europe

As we head into the depths of winter, high levels of fine particulate matter (PM) - typically associated with the burning of smoky solid fuel - increases.


Railway Noise Monitoring

Railway Noise Monitoring

It has been reported that neighbours are struggling to sleep due to nearby train noise and vibrations, which are rattling their homes and causing sleep disruption.


Aircraft noise and protecting communities

Aircraft noise and protecting communities

Proposed changes to noise regulations at Dublin Airport could mean big changes for local residents and the airport management alike.


Construction Noise Monitoring on Large Scale Projects

Construction Noise Monitoring on Large Scale Projects

According to the European Environment Agency, environmental noise contributes to up to 12,000 premature deaths in Europe each year. Construction noise in particular can cause a myriad of problems, especially for local residents.


Halloween Noise Monitoring

Halloween Noise Monitoring

While the main event may now be over, bangers and bonfires are likely to take a few days to fully fizzle out.


Air Quality Monitoring With Sonitus Systems

Air Quality Monitoring With Sonitus Systems

According to latest reports, parts of Dublin city centre are likely to breach EU and World Health Organisation guidelines for air quality in 2019, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.


Nuisance noise is no longer an acceptable part of city living

Nuisance noise is no longer an acceptable part of city living

According to a recent article in the Irish Examiner, almost 4,000 complaints have been lodged over noise from Dublin Airport in the first half of 2019.


Industrial Noise Monitoring

Industrial Noise Monitoring

Noise is one of the most pervasive and underestimated hazards in the modern workplace.


Finding Some Tranquility in an Increasingly Noisy World

Finding Some Tranquility in an Increasingly Noisy World

The world is growing increasingly noisy and action is needed for people to protect their hearing.


Noise Monitoring and Concerts

Noise Monitoring and Concerts

If you are attending concerts in Ireland (or anywhere), it is advised that you wear some sort of hearing protection due to the high sound levels usually above 85 decibels at a concert.


Sonitus Systems' Paul McDonald appears on Newstalk

Sonitus Systems' Paul McDonald appears on Newstalk

Paul McDonald of Sonitus Systems recently appeared on Jess Kelly's Tech Talk show on Newstalk to discuss noise and the challenges it poses.


If the birds are struggling to communicate and the mussels are stressed, how is noise affecting us?

If the birds are struggling to communicate and the mussels are stressed, how is noise affecting us?

Latest research from Queen's University shows that man-made sounds mask signals between birds, hampering their ability to communicate with each other through song.


Tayto Park €14m rollercoaster refused due to noise impact on residents

Tayto Park €14m rollercoaster refused due to noise impact on residents

A €14m rollercoaster for Tayto Park has been refused due to the noise implications and impact on four local residents.


Mid-year check in from the team at Sonitus Systems

Mid-year check in from the team at Sonitus Systems

It has been a particularly busy time for our growing team here at Sonitus Systems...


Sonitus Systems' Paul McDonald on iPropertyRadio

Sonitus Systems' Paul McDonald on iPropertyRadio

Paul McDonald of Sonitus Systems recently appeared on iPropertyRadio to discuss Smart Cities.