The Noise Action Plan (2018-2023) for the Cork Agglomeration Area has been prepared in accordance with EU directive 2002/49/EC commonly referred to as the ‘END’ Directive and the Environmental Noise Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 140 of 2006), as revoked by European Communities(Environmental Noise) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 549 of 2018).
The purpose of the Noise Action Plan (NAP) is to act as a means of managing environmental noise, and to meet the aim of the END Directive of preventing, and reducing where necessary, environmental noise through the adoption of the action plan.