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It’s Tech Week – Let the Kids Code

It’s Tech Week 2019, and Blacknight is delighted to be helping out at the National Scratch Finals tomorrow at Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick. Organised by the Irish Computer Society (ICS), Tech Week is Ireland’s nationwide festival of technology aimed at students, parents and the public. It’s made up of a range of classroom […]

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Podcast interview with Humberto Carrasco, director of the NIC Chile legal assistance clinic at Universidad Católica del Norte, Chile.

Levelling the Field for Domain Disputes in Chile [Audio]

Like anything that has value, domain names can be the subject of disputes, which is why dispute resolution procedures have been developed by domain registries, based on World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) rules. But even though these procedures are designed to be less expensive than going to court, the advantage of professional legal advice can […]

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May Bank Holiday Working Arrangements at Blacknight

May Bank Holiday Working Arrangements

Monday 6 May is a public holiday in Ireland, and the following working arrangements are in place: Support will be available by email and live chat from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday. Telephone service will be provided for support, accounts and sales from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The usual on-call support will be available to […]

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Blacknight is shortlisted in two categories for Ireland's Tech Excellence Awards 2019

Blacknight Shortlisted for Ireland’s Tech Excellence Awards

The shortlists have been announced for Ireland’s national Tech Excellence Awards 2019, and Blacknight is nominated in two categories. Our company joins five others on the shortlist for IT Professional of the Year, which will be presented to the individual or team who can demonstrate outstanding management of technology in their enterprise. The award may […]

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Our Easter Working Arrangements

Happy Easter to all our customers and friends! Today, Good Friday, it’s business as usual here at Blacknight, and also IE Domain Registry. Monday is a public holiday in Ireland, and the following working arrangements are in place: Support will be available by email and live chat from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday. Telephone […]

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St Patrick’s Day Holiday Arrangements

Sunday is St Patrick’s Day, and Monday 18 March 2019 is a public holiday in Ireland. Support will be available by email and live chat from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday. Telephone service will be provided for support, accounts and sales from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The usual on-call support will be available to colocation […]

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Blacknight is Taking Over The IOL, ESAT & OceanFree Email Services

Blacknight has agreed with BT Ireland to take over the email services which were originally provided to consumers by the old Ireland Online, ESAT and Ocean internet service providers (ISPs). While customers no longer use those old dial-up services, a significant number continue to use the email addresses they came with, which use the domains @iol.ie, @esatclear.ie, @iolfree.ie or @oceanfree.net.  Over […]

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Landscape painting by Joan Mulvihill. Joan spoke about her work on The Blacknight Podcast, in an interview recorded at Congregation 2018.

A Portrait of the Artist at Congregation: Podcast with Joan Mulvihill

Joan Mulvihill is our guest on today’s podcast, another in our series from Congregation, the unique unconference event held in Cong, Co Mayo. Blacknight is a sponsor of Congregation. Click on the player below to play the podcast, or download it here: 17:27; 10MB; MP3. Joan Mulvihill is interviewed for the Blacknight Podcast, at Congregation 2018 […]

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