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Cahercastle in Co Galway has been standing since the late 1400s. Photograph: Airbnb

A small castle in Galway which is more than 600 years old has become the most visited Airbnb in Europe, according to the wildly popular accommodation (...)

Chris Lehane: “Ultimately a basic question is begin called about do we want to live in an open world or a closed world.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It’s not every day you sit across a table from someone who was dubbed the “master of disaster”. But Chris Lehane, Airbnb’s head of policy, is certainl(...)

Aisling Hassell, the head of Airbnb in Ireland: “I would hope we would replicate the success of Google, which now has about 7,000 people in Ireland, and Facebook, which has about 6,000.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Airbnb, the global accommodation sharing website, could double its employee numbers in Ireland to 1,000 over the next three to five years, the head of(...)

Aisling Hassell: the average income earned by an Airbnb host in Ireland is €3,500. Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s Wednesday lunchtime in Dundrum and tipping down with rain. The umbrella poking out of the door of the single-storey red-brick on the narrow lanew(...)

Airbnb chief Brian Chesky  at the Airbnb Open this week, a three-day gathering of employees, hosts and celebrities in Los Angeles. Photograph: Getty

Airbnb is taking on the tourism industry by offering travellers excursions and experiences hosted by locals, an ambitious expansion which will allow p(...)

Airbnb host Tanya O’Halloran in her apartment in City West, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley
Airbnb for beginners
  • People
  • April 17, 2015, 16:00

As would befit a digital company expanding at a rate of knots, Airbnb’s European HQ office on Dublin’s Silicon Docks is truly a thing to behold. (...)