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# airbnb - Sunday 12 July, 2020

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister

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

# airbnb - Thursday 25 June, 2020

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

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

# airbnb - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

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

Several hundred people are employed by the company in Dublin.

# airbnb - Monday 18 November, 2019

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

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

# airbnb - Thursday 7 November, 2019

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

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

# airbnb - Sunday 3 November, 2019

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

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

# airbnb - Saturday 10 August, 2019

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

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

# airbnb - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

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

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

# airbnb - Sunday 30 June, 2019

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

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

# airbnb - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

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

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

# airbnb - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Poll: Should the introduction of new short-term letting laws to regulate Airbnb be postponed? Poll This post contains a poll

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

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

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

# airbnb - Friday 12 April, 2019

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

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

# airbnb - Thursday 11 April, 2019

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

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 - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements

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

# airbnb - Friday 5 April, 2019

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

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

# airbnb - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

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

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

# airbnb - Thursday 25 October, 2018

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

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? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you book accommodation on platforms like Airbnb?

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

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

# airbnb - Sunday 30 September, 2018

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

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

# airbnb - Friday 7 September, 2018

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

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

# airbnb - Sunday 19 August, 2018

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan

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

# airbnb - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

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

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

# airbnb - Thursday 31 May, 2018

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

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

# airbnb - Sunday 15 April, 2018

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 - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge 7 things that will only make sense if you're a devoted Airbnb user Airbnb Devotee

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

Bonus points if they leave beer for you.

# airbnb - Saturday 3 March, 2018

'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 - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

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

# airbnb - Thursday 26 October, 2017

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.

# airbnb - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge 8 dreamy Irish Airbnb rentals you'll want to hibernate in this winter No Noise Please

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

Live the secluded life you dream of.

# airbnb - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge 14 of the most unique Airbnb properties in Ireland Airbnb

14 of the most unique Airbnb properties in Ireland

A bit more exciting than a hotel.

# airbnb - Friday 6 October, 2017

Poll: Should homes listed on Airbnb be registered with local councils? Your Say This post contains a poll

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.

# airbnb - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

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.

# airbnb - Thursday 14 September, 2017

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.

# airbnb - Sunday 13 August, 2017

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.

# airbnb - Sunday 30 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge 7 of the swankiest (and most expensive) Dublin gaffs on Airbnb I'm So Fancy

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

Welcome to my crib.

# airbnb - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'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.

# airbnb - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

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.

# airbnb - Saturday 24 June, 2017

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.

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