• Register for STR paused by TRIS

    REGISTER FOR SELF-CATERING PROPERTY PAUSED  The Irish Self Catering Federation (ISCF) accepts the decision of TRIS (Technical Regulation Information System) at EU level to postpone the Registration for Short Term Rental Bill which the Department of Tourism was bringing through the Dáil.   The Register for STR (Short Term Rental) in December 2022 announced that […]

    23 March 2023
  • Press Relsease – ISCF at Oireachtas Tourism Committee

     Press Release p1/03/2023 PROPOSED PLANNING RULES FOR SHORT-TERM LETTINGS MUST BE DEBATED BEFORE REGISTRATION SYSTEM Proposed new planning rules for short-term lettings must be published and debated before a new registration system is introduced’’, says ISCF Chair Máire ní Mhurchú. “Today’s tourism committee hearing showed a great degree of understanding by Oireachtas members of the […]

    03 March 2023
  • Press Relsease – ISCF advise on Short-Term Register Bill

     Press Release 17/02/2023 No Cooperation with Present Short-Term Register Bill  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 ago when no guidelines for council planners and STR owners were presented […]

    18 February 2023
  • VITUR STR Conference Malaga 2022

    The Future of STR in Europe Maire ni Mhurchu Chair of the ISCF attended the VITUR Summit in Malaga where the leaders of the STR ( Short Term Rental) industry met  EU national federations, Tech Companies, and Property Managers from Spain. Taking place in the Conference Centre  Palacio de Ferias y Congresos FYCMA, Malaga the […]

    12 October 2022
  • Irish Self-Catering Federation Complains to TRIS.

    Why is the Irish Self-Catering Federation talking about EU Organisations?  The Irish Self-Catering Federation wants to advise all self-catering owners that their right to trade is being seriously endangered by recent Dept of Housing Legislation ( Planning and Development Bill no 2 2022). This Bill has to be approved by the EU  TRIS Procedures as […]

    16 September 2022
  • Irish Self-Catering Federation Conference 2022

    A Shared Future for Self-Catering   Due to a lack of clarity with Government Legislation, the Conference has been deferred to 21/03/2023 The theme of the 2022 Conference is  ‘A Shared Future for Self-Catering” which takes place in person for the first time in 3 years. If you have a cottage or holiday home rental, […]

    22 August 2022