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Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister
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Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister

Dec 24th 2020, 6:30 PM 23,344 Views 31 Comments

Housing and tourism departments are in discussions about platform regulations.

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister
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State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister

Jul 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 75,919 Views 101 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, the minister said his department is drawing up a detailed submission which will seek to acquire properties.

Victims of domestic violence to be offered temporary and free accommodation by Airbnb
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Victims of domestic violence to be offered temporary and free accommodation by Airbnb

Jun 25th 2020, 7:40 AM 8,608 Views 13 Comments

Safe Ireland and Women’s Aid are partnering with Airbnb to help domestic violence survivors.

Airbnb confirms almost 1,900 job losses - 25% of all staff
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Airbnb confirms almost 1,900 job losses - 25% of all staff

May 5th 2020, 9:16 PM 32,642 Views 50 Comments

Several hundred people are employed by the company in Dublin.

Airbnb signs 'landmark' €453m deal with the Olympics
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Airbnb signs 'landmark' €453m deal with the Olympics

Nov 18th 2019, 4:05 PM 8,367 Views 2 Comments

IOC President Thomas Bach says the partnership will bring the Games into ‘the digital age’.

Airbnb to verify all listings on platform by end of 2020 following US house party shooting
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Airbnb to verify all listings on platform by end of 2020 following US house party shooting

Nov 7th 2019, 7:02 AM 11,071 Views 7 Comments

This comes after five people were killed in a Halloween party shooting at a rented Airbnb property in the US.

Airbnb vows to ban 'party houses' in wake of Halloween shooting at rented US property
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Airbnb vows to ban 'party houses' in wake of Halloween shooting at rented US property

Nov 3rd 2019, 7:16 AM 20,720 Views 8 Comments

Five people were killed in a Halloween party shooting in the San Francisco suburb of Orinda.

Just 8 'change of use' planning applications submitted to Dublin City Council
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Just 8 'change of use' planning applications submitted to Dublin City Council

Aug 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,511 Views 9 Comments

The council has received 140 exemption applications to the new rules since they came into play a month ago.

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws
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Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws

Aug 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 18,230 Views 35 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.

Majority of revenue on Airbnb comes from rentals which will be hit by new laws
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Majority of revenue on Airbnb comes from rentals which will be hit by new laws

Jun 30th 2019, 10:00 PM 46,669 Views 85 Comments

Data scraped from site shows widespread use of ‘domestic’ units as short-term lets.

'The chance of getting caught is very small': The uphill battle to police Ireland's new Airbnb rules
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'The chance of getting caught is very small': The uphill battle to police Ireland's new Airbnb rules

Jun 11th 2019, 12:05 AM 37,156 Views 66 Comments

Councils are already struggling to crack down on many unauthorised short-term lets after fielding hundreds of complaints from locals.

Poll: Should the introduction of new short-term letting laws to regulate Airbnb be postponed?
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Poll: Should the introduction of new short-term letting laws to regulate Airbnb be postponed?

Apr 17th 2019, 9:38 AM 25,468 Views 88 Comments

New laws regulating companies such as Airbnb come into effect from 1 July.

Airbnb is urging hosts to contact politicians to ask for a 'grace period' in new laws
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Airbnb is urging hosts to contact politicians to ask for a 'grace period' in new laws

Apr 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 18,086 Views 70 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has asked politicians not to take heed to representations made to them calling for a delay.

Airbnb says new laws are 'unenforceable' but minister says locals know the short-term let on their street
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Airbnb says new laws are 'unenforceable' but minister says locals know the short-term let on their street

Apr 12th 2019, 8:30 PM 32,905 Views 52 Comments

The minister said neighbours see the wheelie suitcases going in and out of properties at all hours.

Radon testing, longer notice periods and Statewide rent pressure zone: TDs table changes to new rent laws
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Radon testing, longer notice periods and Statewide rent pressure zone: TDs table changes to new rent laws

Apr 11th 2019, 7:15 AM 9,641 Views 32 Comments

The government also wants to increase the notice periods for tenants, as well as laying down new rules for short-term lets, such as AirBnb.

Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements
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Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements

Apr 10th 2019, 9:05 PM 7,976 Views 24 Comments

The move came as a result of multiple lawsuits being filed by hosts against the company.

Airbnb apologises after family finds camera hidden in smoke alarm in Cork home
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Airbnb apologises after family finds camera hidden in smoke alarm in Cork home

Apr 5th 2019, 6:02 PM 48,207 Views 39 Comments

The companysaid that its original handling of this incident did not meet its own standards.

Calls for Booking.com to follow Airbnb's move to remove Israeli West Bank settlement listings
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Calls for Booking.com to follow Airbnb's move to remove Israeli West Bank settlement listings

Updated Nov 20th 2018, 9:08 PM 17,657 Views 74 Comments

Israel strongly denounced Airbnb’s decision and threatened legal action against the company.

Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords?
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Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords?

Oct 25th 2018, 11:04 AM 68,934 Views 115 Comments

The much-anticipated regulations will come into force in June 2019 in areas with high housing demand.

Poll: Do you book accommodation on platforms like Airbnb?
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Poll: Do you book accommodation on platforms like Airbnb?

Oct 25th 2018, 8:54 AM 23,419 Views 50 Comments

New home-sharing regulations are set to kick in next year.

Tough new Airbnb laws will ban short-term lets by landlords and introduce 90-day cap
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Tough new Airbnb laws will ban short-term lets by landlords and introduce 90-day cap

Oct 25th 2018, 12:01 AM 50,778 Views 156 Comments

The much-anticipated regulations will come into force in June 2019 in areas with high housing demand.

New Airbnb rules will return housing units back to long-term rentals
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New Airbnb rules will return housing units back to long-term rentals

Sep 30th 2018, 1:00 PM 60,124 Views 79 Comments

Rental caps and a new licensing system are due to be announced next week.

New Airbnb regulations aim to get housing units back on the market quickly
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New Airbnb regulations aim to get housing units back on the market quickly

Sep 7th 2018, 6:30 AM 35,902 Views 76 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said Ireland’s new rules will be similar to those introduced in Toronto.

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan
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AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan

Aug 19th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,556 Views 53 Comments

With Dublin rent now averaging €500 above the boomtime figure, pressure is mounting on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act.

Airbnb accused of turning villages into 'holiday resorts' as it reveals 640,000 Irish summer visitors
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Airbnb accused of turning villages into 'holiday resorts' as it reveals 640,000 Irish summer visitors

Aug 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 31,751 Views 52 Comments

The company claims that Airbnb visitors will contribute €57 million to the Irish economy this summer.

'The standards are questionable': B&Bs say cheaper Airbnb rivals may damage the sector
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'The standards are questionable': B&Bs say cheaper Airbnb rivals may damage the sector

May 31st 2018, 1:52 PM 1,074 Views 2 Comments

Two in five operators say the site contributed to a drop in business so far this year.

Ireland’s mooted Airbnb ‘licensing’ scheme would only be rolled out in Dublin
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Ireland’s mooted Airbnb ‘licensing’ scheme would only be rolled out in Dublin

Apr 15th 2018, 6:15 AM 29,696 Views 34 Comments

If the government goes down the route of a licensing scheme, it would not mean a roll out of blanket rules across the country.

7 things that will only make sense if you're a devoted Airbnb user
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# Airbnb Devotee

7 things that will only make sense if you're a devoted Airbnb user

Mar 21st 2018, 8:53 AM 3,736 Views 0 Comments

Bonus points if they leave beer for you.

'What used to be low-rent areas will stay high now': How Airbnb is 'worsening crisis' in some Dublin areas
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'What used to be low-rent areas will stay high now': How Airbnb is 'worsening crisis' in some Dublin areas

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:05 AM 38,469 Views 62 Comments

While certainly not the cause of the housing crisis, campaigners say legislation is needed to prevent it exacerbating the problem further.

The most lusted-after Airbnb in Ireland is an actual castle in Galway
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The most lusted-after Airbnb in Ireland is an actual castle in Galway

Dec 13th 2017, 8:26 AM 12,741 Views 0 Comments

Eh, wow.

Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector
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Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector

Oct 26th 2017, 3:25 PM 21,346 Views 59 Comments

A letter sent to local authorities states owners should not be allowed to rent their properties for more than five nights in a row.

8 dreamy Irish Airbnb rentals you'll want to hibernate in this winter
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# No Noise Please

8 dreamy Irish Airbnb rentals you'll want to hibernate in this winter

Oct 25th 2017, 9:00 PM 11,808 Views 0 Comments

Live the secluded life you dream of.

14 of the most unique Airbnb properties in Ireland
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14 of the most unique Airbnb properties in Ireland

Oct 12th 2017, 8:00 AM 71,942 Views 2 Comments

A bit more exciting than a hotel.

Poll: Should homes listed on Airbnb be registered with local councils?
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Poll: Should homes listed on Airbnb be registered with local councils?

Oct 6th 2017, 10:00 AM 17,941 Views 60 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy previously said a new licensing system may be needed to “properly regulate” the home-sharing market.

People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals
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People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals

Sep 19th 2017, 8:08 PM 35,140 Views 55 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the effect home-sharing is having on the rental market.

WIN: A special overnight trip to experience Culture Night in Limerick, Mayo or Wexford
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WIN: A special overnight trip to experience Culture Night in Limerick, Mayo or Wexford

Sep 14th 2017, 2:20 PM 13,135 Views 12 Comments

We have three trips to give away – one to each location, all of which include a curated Culture Night trail.

Donald Trump's childhood home is up on Airbnb for €636-a-night
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Donald Trump's childhood home is up on Airbnb for €636-a-night

Aug 13th 2017, 10:30 AM 24,103 Views 23 Comments

There’s a cardboard cutout of the US President in one of the rooms.

7 of the swankiest (and most expensive) Dublin gaffs on Airbnb
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# I'm So Fancy

7 of the swankiest (and most expensive) Dublin gaffs on Airbnb

Jul 30th 2017, 6:58 PM 11,389 Views 3 Comments

Welcome to my crib.

'One word says it all. Asian': Racist Airbnb host forced to pay fine
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'One word says it all. Asian': Racist Airbnb host forced to pay fine

Jul 15th 2017, 7:30 PM 31,338 Views 34 Comments

The woman has agreed to attend a course in American-Asian relations.

Airbnb in the hot seat as it tells TDs the service is not making the housing crisis worse
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Airbnb in the hot seat as it tells TDs the service is not making the housing crisis worse

Jun 28th 2017, 4:58 PM 12,262 Views 62 Comments

Representatives from Airbnb addressed the Oireachtas Committee on Housing earlier today.

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