Casual Trading

Limerick City and County Council supports casual traders to develop new products and markets and to support historic city and county markets.

Limerick City and County Council licenses casual traders to sell goods in public areas and designated trading areas. Designated areas include the Saturday street traders in the City Centre, Abbeyfeale Main Square and Newcastle West Main Square under the Casual Trading Act and the the Casual Trading Bye-laws 1998. A Licensing Enforcement Officer issues and enforces licenses.

An Event Casual Trading Licence is required to sell goods at the vicinity of an event for the day or days an event is taking place, and the location is at the discretion of the gardai and local authority.

Applying for a Casual Trading License

If you would like to receive an application form please contact:

Planning and Environmental Services Department
Limerick City and County Council


A waiting list is in operation in the city centre.

Note: The acceptance of an application by Limerick City and County Council cannot guarantee the granting of a licence.

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This service is provided by

Planning Development

Phone +353 61 556000
Limerick City and County Council, Dooradoyle, Limerick V94 XF67