Holiday & Self Catering Accommodation
The following is for general information purposes only. All further queries regarding this information should be directed to the competent authorities listed below.
Procedures required for operating Holiday Accommodation
Under the Tourist Traffic Acts 1939 - 2016 any tourism business calling themselves a holiday letting must be registered with Fáilte Ireland.
If you are a service provider looking to provide holiday accommodation services in Ireland, you may obtain further information and contact details from the Failte Ireland website in the links below.
Other procedures required
Other procedures a provider of holiday accommodation services may have to comply with include the following:
- Planning legislation, fire safety, and local building regulations
- Food legislation
- Health and Safety
The relevant competent authorities dealing with those areas are :
- The Relevant Local Authority, (Planning and Building requirements)
- The Environmental Health Office of the HSE (Operating a Food business)
- and the Health and Safety Authority (Health and Safety regulations)
Please find relevant links below which provide information on the procedures required for the areas listed above:
The following websites also provide further information relevant to operating holiday accommodation in Ireland.