• 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
  • Bill For Short-Term Rental in RPZ Areas

    Planning and Development Bill for Self-Catering and all STR. Legislation for Short Term Rental Accommodation New Irish legislation for short-term lets will come into effect on 1 September 2022. If you are an existing host or operator in a Rent Pressure Zone (RPZ) in Ireland you will have to apply for planning permission to continue trading. It […]

    04 August 2022
  • 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
  • Holiday Homes Available Summer 2022

    Self-Catering Available 05 June 2022 Here are the members of the Irish Self-catering Federation with availability at their properties due to overseas cancellations. All bookings are direct with the owners – click on links on their names, All owners have ISCF Quality Insurance Standard, and are of the highest quality properties.    Clonandra Cottages, Redhills,  […]

    05 June 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