Author Archive | Conn Ó Muíneacháin

Blacknight announces sponsorship of 'The Outing' LGBT Music & Matchmaking Weekend in Clare!

Blacknight Sponsors The Outing LGBT Music & Matchmaking Weekend in Clare!

UPDATE: Tickets competition extended to Friday 2 September! TheOuting.LGBT is more than just clever use of a new Top Level Domain – it’s a brilliant idea to celebrate the positive, forward-looking Ireland we in Blacknight are proud to be a part of. As festival organiser Eddie McGuinness describes it: “it’s a new twist on an old tradition”. Historically, people […]

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Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the World Wide Web

Facebook is Celebrating Internaut Day – Should We?

We’ve already celebrated the 25th birthday of the World Wide Web. On 12 March 1989 Tim Berners-Lee submitted his original proposal for a distributed system of hyperlinked documents on the internet. Just over two years later, the web went public, when Berners -Lee began posting details of The WWW Project on newsgroups, beginning on 6 August 1991. […]

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Blacknight.Blog Breaks New Ground

Michele, our CEO, has posted about the launch of the new .BLOG domain, which has just entered its sunrise phase. Trademark owners can apply for their domains from now until October 17, and we are also taking pre-registration applications for the later Landrush and General Availability phases. Meanwhile, our company blog has a new home, at Blacknight.blog. In many ways, […]

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Vote for Blacknight.blog in the Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards 2016

Vote for the Blacknight Blog for Blog Awards Ireland

Not only has our company blog found a new home as one of the first blogs using the new .BLOG domain, but Blacknight.blog also has the honour of being shortlisted in two categories of the Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards 2016. Blacknight.blog is a finalist in two of the corporate blog categories: Digital & Technology, and also Marketing and Communications. 20% of the […]

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Blacknight is Hiring!

It’s Summer! We’re Hiring!

It’s summer, and Blacknight is hiring! Once again we’re looking for people to join our team, in sales, software development, marketing and customer service. We’ve been busy developing and enhancing our products and services, and there are lots of interesting challenges ahead for talented people to get their teeth into. We’ve also put a lot of work into […]

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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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Two-Letter IE Domains are a Premium Opportunity at a Regular Price

We had a busy weekend as sponsors of the Blacknight SME Awards in Cork. It also gave us an opportunity to use our new two-letter IE domain, bk.ie, in a newspaper advertisement in yesterday’s Sunday Business Post. One and two-letter IE domains only recently became available due to a policy change at the IE Domain Registry (IEDR). The ‘landrush’ phase for those domains […]

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Winners of the Blacknight SME Awards 2016. Photo Credit: Ryan Whalley.

Feeling the Love at the Blacknight SME Awards!

We had a great time last night at the Blacknight SME Awards in Cork, in the company of over 200 like-minded, hardworking, talented and beautiful Irish SMEs! 15 awards were presented – plus the Grand Prix which went to Brú Brewery from Trim County Meath! It’s their latest award, after scooping gold, silver and bronze medals […]

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We #LoveSMEs ‘Cause They’re Sticky!

Over 80 companies have made it to the finals of the second annual Blacknight SME Awards – and we can’t wait to meet them all in Cork on April 16! We’re working with Mulley Communications and our MC Rick O’Shea to put the final touches to a special party: one that celebrates Irish SMEs in all their variety, in […]

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