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Casual Trading

The byelaws for the three former Town Council areas will continue to apply to these areas until such time as revised byelaws for the whole county are drafted. Please note that there are different fees applicable to to the different areas, these fees are contained in the relevant byelaws

Casual Trading Application Form



Four plots have been designated within the former Bundoran Town Council area, these are located at Tullan Strand,North of the access to Tullan Strand car park see map which forms part of the byelaws. The fee per annum for a Casual Trading licence is €1269.74



There are no plots designated within the former Buncrana Town Council area for Casual Trading, trading does take place on the Shore Front and annual licences are available to purchase for a fee of €1500.00




See map of  Letterkenny Casual Trading Pitches


Day Time Traders :  €1000 per annum or (Seasonal) €300 per 3 months

Night Time Traders (Mobile Catering) €3000 per annum or €800 per 3 months      

Events:  €150 per day ( or part thereof 


Casual Trading Donegal County Council Area

In accordance with the 1995 Casual Trading Act, Donegal County Council has responsibility for making Casual Trading Bye Laws and may designate casual trading areas within the County.

Casual Trading Bye-Laws have been adopted by the Council and casual trading areas have been designated at the following locations in the County:-  Killybegs and Ballyshannon. Casual trading can only take place at these locations, and the Council regulates the use of these areas by way of licence. Persons wishing to trade must apply for a Casual Trading licence. Licences are issued for a period of one year.

Casual Trading Licence Fees for the former County Council Area:

a) Where the license is sought for one trading space on one specified day per week - €250.00 per annum.

b) For that trading space (at (a) above) for each additional day per week for which the license is granted - €125.00 per annum.

c) For each additional license sought by the same applicant for another trading space in the same casual trading area for one day per week - €125.00 per annum.

d) In respect of the license for the space specified at paragraph (c) immediately above for each additional day per week for which the          license is sought and granted - €125.00 per annum.

e)Where the license is sought for an event in accordance with Section 4 (1) (a) (iii) of the Act - €32.00 per day.


 Applications must be made 30 days before the date that you first propose to trade

The following must be submitted with each application

  • Passport sized photograph
  • Completed Application Form
  • Relevant Fee
  • Public Liability Insurance 

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