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# Keep It Down

This year
Late night venues to get grant worth €70,000 to help them reduce noise
The €2m scheme has been introduced ahead of late licensing reforms.
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A multi-million dollar project is working on making New York City a quieter place
The project involves trying to catalogue all the disparate noises that can be heard regularly in the city.
TD says garda helicopter causing 'noise pollution' in Dublin at night
Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald said gardaí operate a noise reduction policy during night hours.
You should only be listening to one hour of (quiet) music a day
More than one BILLION people are at risk of damaging their hearing because their music is too loud and they listen to it for too long.
Woman's taste for loud music prompts four arrests in 26 hours
The fourth time, though, the New Hampshire woman was arrested for throwing a frying pan at her nephew.
Wozniacki: Officials need to cut out the grunting and shrieking and the what not
Caroline Wozniacki says that tennis players that grunt during matches earn an unfair advantage, and it should be banned.