About The ISCF

The ISCF is the sole representative and lobbying body for owners of self-catering properties in ireland recognised as such by consultative bodies, local & central government and every leading tourism group. Our aim is to promote and defend the interests of self-catering property owners giving voice to issues affecting our sector.

Our Vision

To increase national and international consumer awareness of the range and value of Irish self-catering sector throughout Ireland while pushing for equal representation & exposure for self-catering within the tourism industry.

Code of Ethics of the Irish
Self-Catering Federation

  • The property and gardens/grounds and any facilities should be presented and maintained to the highest standard of decor and cleanliness.

Our Mission

To promote and protect the interests of our members by:

Representing Irish self-caterers by proactive lobbying on a national level to ensure equal representation for our sector in the tourism industry.
Offering business networking opportunities.
Providing online support forum where any paid member can reach out to all other members with any industry related issue or problems.
Member’s access to industry presentations and face to face meetings with industry trade suppliers.
Collaboration with other industry Federations to provide networking opportunities regionally, nationally and at EU level.

  • The property and gardens/grounds and any facilities should be presented and maintained to the highest standard of decor and cleanliness.
  • The owner/manager should provide an excellent service to guests, from initial enquiry to booking, providing full information on terms and conditions, and arrival and departure details.
  • The guests should be greeted by the owner/manager/caretaker or a suitably arranged method of key collection agreed with the guest.
  • Following on the information given at the time of booking, the owner/manager should present excellent information on local amenities and provide essential telephone numbers and information for the guest’s enjoyment.

Terms and Conditions of Membership were updated in August 2021.
FAQ

Maire Ni Mhurchu

CEO

Daisy Van Dongen

ISCF Administrative Officer

Derek Keogh

Chair

Board Members

Maire Ni Mhurchu

Tig Na Failte

Derek Keogh

Pheasant Lane

Noella Casey

Knockcarrig House

Michelle Devaney

UCC

Majella Prendergast

Killure Holiday Cottages

James Flynn

Trident Holiday Homes

Tomás O Keeffe

Suir Valley Cottage

Richard Murphy

Dunworley

Douglas Ferris

Staydingle

Rosie Campbell

Unique Irish Homes

Peter Warburton

Cottages for Couples