• Irish Self-Catering Federation warns of Aer Lingus strike impact

    Irish Self-Catering Federation warns of Aer Lingus strike impact   The Irish Self-Catering Federation, (ISCF) which represents the owners of 6,500 units nationwide, is warning that the Aer Lingus work to rule, which is entering its third week, risks throwing the self-catering sector into turmoil. Máire Ni Mhurchú the ISCF Chief Executive has warned that […]

    18 July 2024
  • EU set to sign EU Regulation for the self-catering sector

    Press Release from the Irish Self-Catering Federation   Media Release Tuesday, 9th April 2024   EU set to sign EU Regulation for the self-catering sector.   The largest representative body for self-catering properties in Ireland says tomorrow’s anticipated signing of the EU’s Regulation on short-term rental data collection and sharing in Brussels will have positive, […]

    28 June 2024
  • Self-Catering Industry Needs Grandfather Rule

    Press Release from the Irish Self-Catering Federation   Immediate Release 13.03.24   Media Release Wednesday, 13 March 2024   Self-Catering Industry Needs Grandfather Rule – ISCF Short-term accommodation is a significant generator of income for rural communities   The Irish Self-Catering Federation (ISCF), the representative body for more than 6,500 self-catering properties in Ireland, has […]

    28 June 2024
  • Ticking Timebomb in Tourism Accommodation for this Summer

    Press Release from the Irish Self-Catering Federation    Ticking Timebomb in Tourism Accommodation for this Summer   The Irish Government is planning to bring in a Register for STR this summer for all Self-catering properties, to be managed by Failte Ireland on behalf of the Department of Tourism. At the same time the Department of […]

    28 June 2024
  • EU Parliament Adopts the Register for STR Bill

    Press Release from the Irish Self-Catering Federation   Are the Irish Government going to support Irish Tourist Accommodation by implementing a Balanced Approach to the STR Register.   EU Parliament Adopts the Register for STR Bill   The Irish Self-Catering Federation welcomes the Register for STR Bill which the EU Parliament voted in favor of […]

    28 June 2024
  • Details of Short-Term Register Bill Still Unclear

    Press Release from the Irish Self-Catering Federation   For Release Friday   Heading – Details of Short-Term Register Bill Still Unclear   The first-round table talks to discuss the Register for Short Term Rental was held in Failte Ireland Headquarters in Dublin on Thursday 16/02. The Irish Self-Catering Federation called for the talks some weeks […]

    28 June 2024
  • Scottish STR Owners wins 2nd Judicial Review against City of Edinburgh Council

    Press Release from the Irish Self-Catering Federation   Scottish STR Owners wins 2nd Judicial Review against City of Edinburgh Council   In Scotland each Council can enforce legislation on Self-Catering independently of one another. In Edinburgh a Licensing system for STR was introduced, which was very expensive for property owners, and most were not given […]

    28 June 2024
  • ISCF warns that Government Plans will Devastate Self-Catering Operators

    Release Date and Time 14/11/2023 at 9am   ISCF warns that Government Plans will Devastate Self-Catering Operators    The Irish Self-Catering Federation (ISCF) conference will hear urgent calls for action to stop government plans that will devastate self-catering operators.   The Irish tourism sector is going to be dealt another devastating blow if the government […]

    28 June 2024
  • SELF-CATERING UNDER PRESSURE

    SELF-CATERING UNDER PRESSURE   The updated Guidelines for Planners and Owners of Self-Catering in Ireland from the Department of Housing have been expected for months. This is due to issues of planning for STR being interlinked with a Register. Planning permissions for large Aparthotels and Hotels seem to have few problems getting approval in urban […]

    28 June 2024
  • Bill threatens Multi million a year loss to rural areas

    Press Release from the Irish Self-Catering Federation   For Release Tuesday 01/03/23 Re Oireachtas Committee on Tourism Meeting at 1.30 today   Bill threatens Multi million a year loss to rural areas”   The Irish Self-Catering Federations attended the Oireachtas Tourism Committee today to discuss the Registrations of STTL Bill 2023, which is going through […]

    28 June 2024