Casual Trading

The Casual Trading Act 1995 regulates casual trading in Ireland. Under Section 2 of the Act "casual trading means selling goods at a place (including a public road) to which the public have access as of right or at any other place that is a casual trading area.”

Procedures for obtaining a Casual Trading Licence in Ireland

Please note that all operational matters relating to casual trading, including the making of bye laws, the designating of casual trading areas and the issuing of casual trading licences are the function of the relevant local authority in Ireland.

If you are looking for a casual trading licence to provide services in Ireland, you may make an application for a casual trading licence by contacting the relevant local authority in Ireland in the link below.

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The above is for general information purposes only. All further queries regarding this information should be directed to the relevant local authority.