Dublin airport appeals planning for Meath homes over new runway noise concerns

The scheme’s builders have been warned that sound levels from the North Runway project could affect residents’ quality of life

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
8th March, 2020
Dublin airport appeals planning for Meath homes over new runway noise concerns
Fingal County Council has been in the process of redrawing its map of “noise zones”, to take into account the impact of the new runway.

Dublin Airport has issued planning challenges against several proposed houses in Co Meath, warning the builders that their homes could soon be affected by noise from its new North Runway project.

The houses, all individual homes being built in rural townlands near the county borders between Meath and Fingal, have been granted permission by Meath County Council, prompting the DAA – the semi-state body which runs Dublin and Cork airports – to appeal the decisions...

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