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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# airbnb

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# Housing Crisis
Ireland’s mooted Airbnb ‘licensing’ scheme would only be rolled out in Dublin
If the government goes down the route of a licensing scheme, it would not mean a roll out of blanket rules across the country.
# Airbnb Devotee
7 things that will only make sense if you're a devoted Airbnb user
Bonus points if they leave beer for you.
# Rent
'What used to be low-rent areas will stay high now': How Airbnb is 'worsening crisis' in some Dublin areas
While certainly not the cause of the housing crisis, campaigners say legislation is needed to prevent it exacerbating the problem further.
# airbnb
The most lusted-after Airbnb in Ireland is an actual castle in Galway
Eh, wow.
# Renting
Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector
A letter sent to local authorities states owners should not be allowed to rent their properties for more than five nights in a row.
# no noise please
8 dreamy Irish Airbnb rentals you'll want to hibernate in this winter
Live the secluded life you dream of.
# airbnb
14 of the most unique Airbnb properties in Ireland
A bit more exciting than a hotel.
# Your Say
Poll: Should homes listed on Airbnb be registered with local councils?
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy previously said a new licensing system may be needed to “properly regulate” the home-sharing market.
# demand and supply
People letting homes on Airbnb may need licence under new proposals
Concerns have been raised about the effect home-sharing is having on the rental market.
# Competition
WIN: A special overnight trip to experience Culture Night in Limerick, Mayo or Wexford
We have three trips to give away – one to each location, all of which include a curated Culture Night trail.
# live like a trump
Donald Trump's childhood home is up on Airbnb for €636-a-night
There’s a cardboard cutout of the US President in one of the rooms.
# i'm so fancy
7 of the swankiest (and most expensive) Dublin gaffs on Airbnb
Welcome to my crib.
# California
'One word says it all. Asian': Racist Airbnb host forced to pay fine
The woman has agreed to attend a course in American-Asian relations.
# long-term lets
Airbnb in the hot seat as it tells TDs the service is not making the housing crisis worse
Representatives from Airbnb addressed the Oireachtas Committee on Housing earlier today.
# Clampdown
New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year
Senator Kevin Humphrey says short term rental platforms should have to register their properties.
# rental crisis
Airbnb criticised for its 'adverse effect' on the rental market in Dublin
There are more than 5,300 places available to rent on Airbnb in Dublin city alone.
# Tourism
Airbnb is now listing activities for tourists travelling to Dublin
Airbnb’s Experiences platform has launched in the capital.
# more than accommodation
You can now buy 'experiences' through Airbnb
But are they coming to Ireland?
# For Rent
Stag and hen parties using short-term lets in Dublin are draining units off the rental market
Senator Kevin Humphreys says a growing number of apartment block dwellers are experiencing problems with units being let on renting websites such as AirBnb.
# fleet
Meet the gym owner who moved back in with his parents to launch an Airbnb for cars
Vehicle rental startup Fleet is due to launch in Ireland next month.
# rental crisis
Coveney says he will regulate Airbnb if 'satisfactory arrangement' not reached over renting
The Housing Minister wants to make it very clear that those who want to use AirBnb need to do so responsibly.
# some view
A spectacular house in Sligo is the Airbnb gaff most desired by Irish families
*heart eyes emoji*
# homesharing
Airbnb hosts in Dublin made €52 million last year
A new report shows that the typical Airbnb host made €4,900.
# rental crisis
Working group to review if AirBnb should face regulations
Housing Minister Simon Coveney vowed to tackle the issue of landlords renting out their properties through AirBnb.
# Tourism
This Dublin area is one of Airbnb's 'neighbourhoods to watch' in 2017
Places from Europe, the US, Asia and Australia all make the cut.
# spendy
Ireland's Airbnb figures: 650,000 guests and €27 million income for hosts
In the last year, 6,000 hosts in regional and rural Ireland have earned an average additional income of €2,700 per household.
# sleep in the trees
You can actually rent this full treehouse in Kilkenny on Airbnb
Dream come true.
# An Bord Pleanála
Lease out a room through Airbnb? New guidelines could be on the way
Simon Coveney has said local authorities and property owners don’t always know where they stand.
# Golden Slumbers
Your passion for music could win you an overnight stay at the iconic Abbey Road studios
The studio is where Amy Winehouse recorded her last ever song; and where Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon was born.
# Competition
WIN: A special overnight trip to experience Culture Night in Cork, Galway or Killarney
We have three trips to give away – one to each location, all of which include a curated Culture Night trail.
# Housing
Dublin City Council says fulltime Airbnb rentals need planning permission
The council recently ruled an apartment in Temple Bar was not exempt from the requirement to get planning permission because of the change of use.
# Tourism
Airbnb is rolling out the perks to win over Irish hosts
The company will help users file their taxes after last year’s Revenue intervention.
# king of my castle
7 magical Irish castles you can actually rent on Airbnb
# up market and underwater
Sleep inside a shark tank for free in Airbnb's first underwater bedroom
Anyone looking to let the room must be ‘medically fit’.
# Property Porn
You can rent 'Van Gogh's bedroom' on Airbnb for $10
Step inside the seafoam green and blue room, as imagined by the revered painter.
# at your service
Airbnb has become such a behemoth it's generating spin-off businesses
A new Irish startup is feeding off the popularity of the home sharing service.
# airbnb porn
These 8 Irish castles and stately homes on Airbnb are pure porn
Meet you all in the east wing.
# all the money
These are the five most expensive Airbnb rentals for New Year's Eve
The top range from €3,524 to €5,277 a night.
# stay in my gaff
Irish hosts are making very nice pocket money from Airbnb
330,000 guests have used Airbnb to visit Ireland in the past year.
# Vacancy
The world's biggest hotel company is about to be born
And a few high-profile hotels in Ireland are caught up in the deal.