• Strong Control on Short Term Lets

    New Bill  for STR Rental in Ireland The Irish Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh o Brien introduced a Planning and Development Bill (no 2) 2022. This bill states that a person who rents a house as a Short Term Rental ( STR) must apply to their local authority for planning permission to […]

    13 July 2022
  • Best Vacation Rental Site in Ireland 2022.

    Vacation Rental.  Short Term Rental. Register. Most in Demand  Holiday Accommodation. Best Vacation Rental Site in Ireland.   The best value for Self-Catering in Ireland is by booking with owners directly via their own website or the LetsGoSelfCatering.ie website, cutting out the OTA’s (Online Travel Agents). Vacation homes are all over the country, with options […]

    10 May 2022
  • What is a Self-Catering Business in Ireland

    Vacation Rental.  Short Term Rental. Register. Most in Demand  Holiday Accommodation. What is a Self-Catering Business? A Self-Catering business involves one or many vacation homes, including heritage homes, thatch cottages, and glamping run in a professional manner, with such businesses members of a national federation. The Irish Self-Catering Federation is made up of individual members […]

    14 April 2022
  • A Register for all Short-Term Rental Accommodation in Ireland

    A Register for Self-Catering in Ireland The Register for Self-Catering and all short-term Rentals (STR)  is due to be decided upon at EU level at the end of Q1  of 2022 as part of the collaborative economy.  At the EU level and we anticipate legislation that is easy to implement in member states. The Irish […]

    03 March 2022
  • Changing Landscape of Self Catering Customers

    How Long is Self-Catering Industry in Ireland In Ireland, Self-Catering has been one of the holiday accommodation options for many years. It started off on an ad-hoc basis over 100 years ago when people went to rural Gaeltacht (Irish Speaking) areas in Connemara, Donegal, West Cork and  Kerry to learn Irish, and today Padraic Pearce’s […]

    27 January 2022
  • Tourism Forecast for Ireland 2022

    What Does 2022 hold for Tourism Industry in Ireland The National Irish Self Catering Federation is very disappointed on behalf of members that no funding support for the Short-Term Rental industry has been provided for SMEs in this industry. The Self-Catering industry was closed for many months due to the lockdowns in 2019 and 2020, […]

    14 January 2022