Whether you’re planning a family holiday in the countryside, a fun trip away with friends, or an escape to the beach, Fáilte Ireland’s National Quality Assurance Framework offers you self catering accommodation that you can rely on. With a wide range of homes, cottages and apartments nationwide, there is something to meet everyone’s needs.

Self-catering classification criteria

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Find out more about the regulations and classifications of holiday cottages and apartments.

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Tourist Traffic Acts 1939–2016

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See which sectors apply to the Tourist Traffic Acts 1939–2016 under Irish Law.

Learn more about the Tourist Traffic Act

Individual self-catering requirements

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Find out more about the minimum requirements and classifications for individual self catering properties.

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Benefits of approval

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Read about the benefits to tourism businesses by becoming Fáilte Ireland approved.

Download the guidance [pdf, 81kb]