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Minister sought to relax Airbnb rules in his constituency

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

25th November, 2018
Brendan Griffin, the Minister of State for Tourism

Brendan Griffin, the Minister of State for Tourism, is lobbying the government to relax the new restrictions on Airbnb letting for homeowners in his Kerry constituency.

The government is planning to restrict the rental of entire homes on Airbnb to 90 days per year, and a maximum of 14 days at a time.

But Griffin is concerned about the impact this will have on the incomes of people in popular tourist towns like Killarney and Dingle who...

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