Designated Quiet Areas
Dublin City Council has designated a number of locations around in Dublin as 'Quiet Areas'.
Their low environmental sound levels (as identified by the noise mapping process) mean they can provide people with a more tranquil space to visit, away from the noise of the rest of the city.
The following 8 locations are ‘Quiet Areas’:
- Blessington Basin, Blessington Street
- Edenmore Park, Raheny
- Mount Bernard Park, Shandon Park, Phibsborough
- Dollymount SSA, Clontarf (terrestrial area only)
- St. Anne’s Park, Raheny
- Palmerston Park, Dartry
- Ranelagh Gardens, Ranelagh
- The Cabbage Gardens, Cathedral Lane, D2
More details can be found in the report below.
Q: Does 'quiet' mean that a quiet area has to be as quiet as a library?
A: No. The sounds of babies crying, children shouting while playing, etc are not discouraged.
Q: Does 'quiet' mean that noisy maintenance work such as grass-cutting will not be carried out?
A: No. Maintenance work will be undertaken as necessary.
Q: Are visitors discouraged in order to maintain a certain level of 'quietness'.