• Self-Catering in Ireland – Registration System Explained

    Register for Short-Term Rental in 2023  In 2022 self-catering owners had a busy summer season after a slow start to the year. Self-catering has become the number 1 choice of accommodation for guests across the EU. The Irish Self-Catering Federation has called for a simple online Register for all Short Term Rentals since 2017 and […]

    29 December 2022
  • Media Coverage of Register for STR

    Media Coverage of  Register for STR in Ireland The Irish Government announced a Short-Term Tourism Letting Register to be established through new legislation on 07/12/2022. The Press release invitation in Government Buildings was to the media only and not the industry affected. Present were Minister for Tourism  Catherine Martin, Minister for Housing Darragh or Brien, […]

    16 December 2022
  • Press Release – EHHA Welcomes EU Proposal for Regulation of STR

    Press release ‘The EHHA Welcomes Commission’s Proposal for a Regulation on Data Collection and Sharing Relating to Short-Term Accommodation Rental Services’ Release Date :- 08/11/22 @ 1pm Yesterday, the European Commission published a proposal for a regulation on data collection and sharing relating to short-term rental (STR) services. The European Holiday Home Association (EHHA), the […]

    08 November 2022
  • Press Release – EU Proposal for Regulation of STR

    Press release ‘EU Commission adopts a proposal for  Regulation of the Short Term Rental initiative’ Release Date :- 08/11/22 @ 1pm Today the EU Commission published the long-awaited proposals for the adoption of a register for Short-Term Rentals. National bodies will have two years to adopt the necessary mechanisms. The Commission noted that “short-term rentals […]

    08 November 2022
  • Press Release – Planning & Development Bill (No2) 2022

    Press release ‘The Planning & Development Bill (No2) 2022, withdrawn from TRIS Release Date :- 21/10/22 @ 4pm The Irish Self Catering Federation welcomes today’s announcement from the Department of Housing indicating that they will be withdrawing ‘The Planning & Development Bill (no 2) 2022’. The ISCF has negotiated and fought tirelessly in recent months […]

    21 October 2022
  • The Future of Self-Catering in Ireland

    The Irish Self Catering Federation Meetings October 2022

    14 October 2022
  • 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
  • Press Release – National Self-Catering Federation to Planning and Dev Bill 2022

    Press Release on Response to Planning and Development Bill ( no 2) 2022 Minister Darragh o Brien issues the Planning and Dev Bill (no 2) Bill 2022 launched in the last week of the Dail,  before the summer break with a lot of other legislation to be rushed through.  This is not a way to […]

    10 August 2022