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Ireland's Internet Day

Boost Your Business & Get 25% Off Tickets to Ireland’s Internet Day 2016

Ireland’s Internet Day is an initiative of the IE Domain Registry, aimed at encouraging online business in Ireland. As the website explains: The internet is evolving at a startling speed and creating some of the biggest businesses and wealthiest people in history. Internet technologies like e-commerce have the power to massively increase the presence of […]

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SMEs – Don’t you just love ’em!

Our video booth at The Blacknight SME Awards was huge fun. We’ve already shared our conversations with the winners in the retail categories; now all the winners videos are online – all captured in the minutes after they came off stage, clutching their trophies. But while there could be only one winner of each category, the real […]

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Blacknight Sponsors OFFSET Conference on Design and Creativity

If you’ve been on Dublin’s streets in the past week, you may be feeling more aesthetically stimulated than usual. It could be the stretch in the evenings, or it might be OFFSITE, the mini design festival which has been running since March 30th, aimed at taking design out of the studio and into the streets. OFFSITE is an offshoot (so to speak) from […]

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Heading To Web Summit? So Are We!

Web Summit is on next week in Dublin’s RDS and we’ll be there. This year’s event will be the last one to be held in Dublin and since our offices aren’t that far away several of our staff will be in attendance throughout the week. Conn will be our “roving reporter” and providing coverage of […]

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#ICANN54 By The Numbers

ICANN’s 54th public meeting officially closed yesterday afternoon, though there are still several meetings being held today and tomorrow.. Several of our staff were at the meeting throughout the week, both attending various sessions as well as holding meetings with partners. We were also involved with the gala on Monday night, which seems to have […]

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Welcome to Dublin, ICANN. The Party’s On Us!

At Blacknight, we’re excited about ICANN 54. It’s not often that 2,500 geeks show up in our capital city looking to talk about domains, IP addresses and Internet governance. We’ve been enthusiastic participants at ICANN meetings around the globe, and our CEO Michele Neylon currently chairs the ICANN Registrar Stakeholder Group. We’re excited because we’re finally getting a chance […]

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Congrats To Web Awards 2015 Finalists

We put out a press release earlier today about the Web Awards finalists. You can read it here Several of our team will be at the event in the RDS next month and hopefully I’ll be present on the evening to present the awards to the winners of the two categories we’re sponsoring. The Finalists […]

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Web Awards Finalists Announced

As in previous years we’re sponsoring the Web Awards. Why? Because we think it’s a good event and winning a web award which is free and open to enter is, in our view, a lot better than getting one from a “pay to play” type event. So yesterday the finalists for this year were announced. Well […]

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Warmup Discussion For ICANN54

Yesterday evening I was on a panel at the ICANN 54 “pre-event” organised by INEX and ICANN in the Dean Hotel in Dublin. It was an interesting event with a fairly lively discussion. Karlin Lillington, from the Irish Times, was the event moderator and did a fantastic job of teasing out some of the key […]

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