Projects

Sample projects undertaken by Damian Brosnan to date:

  • Investigation of nuisance noise emissions arising from composting facility in Wexford on behalf of local authority.
  • Investigation of nuisance noise emissions from sawmill facility in Cork.
  • Investigation of nuisance noise emissions from poultry facility in Westmeath on behalf of local authority.
  • Investigation of nuisance noise emissions arising from several grain and quarry facilities in Wexford on behalf of local authority.
  • Investigation of nuisance noise emissions, on behalf of private clients, from premises such as metal fabrication facilities, laundrettes, hotels, bars and factories across several counties.
  • Assessment of nuisance noise emissions from distribution facility in Kerry on behalf of local authority. Review of legal affidavits, and advising local authority legal team.
  • Investigation of nuisance noise emissions from several music venues in Kerry and Wexford on behalf of local authorities.
  • Assessment of noise emissions from fabrication facility in Wexford on behalf of local authority.
  • Investigation of nuisance noise emissions from waste facilities in Kerry on behalf of local authority.
  • Investigation of nuisance noise emissions from commercial facility in Cork on behalf of local authority.
  • Investigation of nuisance noise from local authority facility in Cork on behalf of local authority.
  • Noise assessment at nightclub in Cork regarding alleged nuisance issues.
  • Investigation of nuisance arising from use of all-weather sports pitch in Cork.
  • Assessment of impacts of street performer music noise on several Grafton Street business premises.
  • Attendance at a large number of district and circuit court hearings in connection with the above, and presentation of evidence.
  • Assessment of traffic noise impacts at site of proposed dwelling in Limerick to satisfy National Road Authority concerns expressed to local authority during planning application.
  • Assessment of traffic noise impacts at residential area in Cork on behalf of local authority.
  • Background noise surveys in Cork to quantify background noise levels along proposed M8 motorway route corridor.
  • Extended traffic noise survey in Meath to assess impact of M4 noise on houses.
  • Noise review regarding proposed town relief road in Cork on behalf of local authority.
  • Noise assessment at dwelling adjacent to motorway overpass in Cork, and subsequent advisory role to motorway operator’s legal and engineering teams.
  • Assessment of noise emissions from construction phase of large industrial facility in Cork, and advising construction team on noise reduction measures to eliminate potential nuisance to surrounding residents.
  • Long-term occupational noise survey at Cork offices building during refurbishment works to ensure satisfactory noise environment for personnel working at adjacent offices.
  • Assessment of project noise emissions and background noise levels in Limerick relating to main drainage project. Advising on management of construction noise emissions.
  • Construction phase noise surveys during infrastructure installation projects in Cork.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed extension to kart racing facility in Cork.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed cinema and mall complex in Waterford.
  • Environmental appraisal of proposed waterfront residential scheme in Cork, and preparation of documents for planning displays and submission.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed caravan park in Kerry.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed boarding kennels in Limerick.
  • Noise impact assessments regarding proposed timber frame manufacturing facilities in Cork.
  • Assessment of noise impact from existing sawmill emissions on proposed residential development in Tipperary.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed mixed use development in Tipperary town.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed quad bike track facility in Cork.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed community laundry in Kerry.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed external sports facility in Cork.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed commercial units in Westmeath.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed fertilizer and feed manufacturing facility in Kildare.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed public house in Cork.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding extension to grain drying facility in Carlow.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed large scale mixed use development in Kerry.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed drinking water pumping scheme in North Cork on behalf of local authority.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed office and retail block in Cork.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed leisure facility in Cork.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed hotel and residential development in Cork.
  • Noise impact assessments regarding proposed extensions to metal processing facilities in Cork and Limerick.
  • Noise impact assessments regarding developments at several animal slaughtering facilities in Cork.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed extension to wildlife park in Cork.
  • Noise impact assessments regarding proposed metal processing facilities in Dublin and Waterford.
  • Noise impact assessments regarding proposed piggery facilities in Cork and Waterford.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed flood relief construction works in Cork.
  • Preparation of submissions to An Bord Pleanála and attendance at oral hearings with respect to several of the above.
  • Investigation and elimination of nuisance noise emissions from industrial facility in Cork.
  • Assessment of noise emissions from delivery regime at supermarket in Cork and recommendation of mitigation measures.
  • Assessment of noise emissions from several grain facilities in Cork and mitigation advice.
  • Assessment of noise emissions from cattle holding yard in Cork and design of mitigation works for planning application.
  • Advisory role to engineering team regarding contentious fast food extraction system in Limerick.
  • Assessment of noise emissions arising from several piggery and animal slaughtering facilities in Cork as part of IPPC/IED licence applications to EPA.
  • Noise assessments regarding intensive agriculture facilities in Cork, Kerry and Waterford required to submit IPPC applications to the EPA.
  • Review of Cork industrial facility noise history during EPA licence surrender process.
  • Noise surveys at EPA licensed industrial facilities in Cork, Dublin, Louth and Mayo.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed extension to EPA regulated industrial facility in Mayo.
  • Noise surveys at EPA licensed waste management facilities in Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Limerick, Sligo, Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow.
  • Compliance noise surveys at EPA licensed waste landfill facilities in Cork, Kildare, Meath, Waterford and Wicklow.
  • Compliance noise surveys at local authority permitted waste facilities in Carlow, Clare, Cork, Galway, Kerry, Laois and Limerick.
  • Noise impact assessments regarding proposed waste management facilities in Cork, Kildare, Limerick, Louth and Wexford.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed end-of-life vehicle processing facility in Laois.
  • Assessment of occupational noise legal case and preparation of review documents for legal team.

Occupational noise assessments at premises such as pharmaceutical facilities, food production facilities, animal feed facilities, waste facilities and local authority depots in several counties

  • Noise impact assessments regarding proposed quarries or quarry extensions in Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary.
  • Compliance noise surveys at quarries in Clare, Cork, Kerry, Kilkenny, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford.
  • Noise impact assessments for inclusion in remedial EIS documents regarding quarries in Galway, Kerry, Tipperary, Mayo & Roscommon.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed CHP facility in Kildare.
  • Noise impact assessments regarding proposed pumped hydroelectric schemes in Cork and Mayo.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed wood pellet manufacturing facility in Wexford.
  • Noise nuisance investigations regarding wind farms in Cork and Kerry.
  • Compliance noise surveys regarding existing wind farms in Cork.
  • Noise impact assessments regarding proposed wind farms and farm extensions in Cork, Galway, Kerry and Tipperary, and design of curtailment regimes.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed anaerobic digestion facility in Kilkenny.
  • Critical review of proposed wind farm development in Cork.
  • Advisory role to local authority regarding wind farm noise nuisance issue in Wexford.
  • Noise impact assessment regarding proposed bio-diesel production facility in Tipperary.
  • Presentation of noise training course to personnel at a local authority. Items covered included noise legislation, local authority obligations, fundamentals of noise, survey methodologies, noise standards, preparation of legal cases and presentation of court evidence.
  • Joint investigative survey with another consultant to assess impacts from particularly loud noise source audible throughout lower Cork Harbour area.
  • Review of noise documents submitted to local authority by commercial facility operator in Wexford, and advising authority.
  • Noise emissions review at furniture manufacturing facility in Cork.
  • Advisory role to commercial operator involved in contentious noise dispute in Tipperary.
  • Noise assessments during process proving stages of public water supply schemes and wastewater treatment plant installation in Carlow, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Meath, Offaly, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow, to assess compliance with tender specifications.
  • Assessment of background noise levels in Wexford town over extended period, required for public house planning application. Required careful management of potentially difficult situations during unsocial hours.
  • Noise assessments regarding existing concrete products facilities in Cork.
  • Measurement of noise generated by karting facility in Waterford.
  • Noise surveys regarding several telecommunications masts in Cork.
  • Investigative noise surveys at port facilities in Cork.
  • Advisory role to local authority regarding noise issues related to contentious public house planning application in Cork.
  • Investigative noise survey programme at shooting range in Wicklow to assess impacts associated with weapon types.
  • Ongoing assessment of operational noise emissions arising from port container terminal.