• 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 – Lack of Data is Flaws in Register for STR Bill

    Short-Term Rental Bill cause Difficulty in Rural Ireland   The ISCF held a well-attended meeting entitled ‘Irish Tourism 2023 Opportunities and Challenges & Difficulty in Rural Tourism’ on Wednesday, February 1st at Buswell’s Hotel, Kildare Street, Dublin. ISCF members, board members, industry representatives, and most importantly, TDs, were in attendance.     A range of […]

    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
  • 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 – 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