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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.

Self Catering Cottages & Apartments

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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 :

Please find relevant links below which provide information on the procedures required for the areas listed above:

Further information

The following websites also provide further information relevant to operating holiday accommodation in Ireland.