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UK Domain “Right of Registration” Expiring Soon

If you’ve had a co.uk domain name for a few years you might have got email from us recently about a “reserved” .uk domain. What’s this all about? When Nominet, the domain registry for co.uk (and .uk and others) introduced registrations directly under .uk they put a layer of protection in place for existing holders […]

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The Big Blacknight Domain Sale just rolled over into February!

It’s Here! The Big Blacknight Sale is On!

UPDATE: The Amazing Blacknight 2019 Sale rolls on into February! It’s 2019 and Blacknight is boosting business with these great new year offers on domain names and hosting! First, we’ve slashed the price on our most popular domain extensions: .IE and .COM! Both are reduced to just €4.99*! (Not enough? You can have them FOR […]

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The Big Blacknight January Sale starts New Year's Day - but have you seen our pre-sale offers?

The Big Blacknight Sale Starts January 1st – But We’ve Already Begun!

We’re organising a BIG JANUARY SALE – beginning New Year’s Day we’ll have some very attractive special offers! BUT – we’ve already begun with some extra-early offers, valid until New Year’s Eve: Our .CLUB domain deal has been a huge success – but it must end on 31 December! Register your .CLUB name for only €0.89*! Also: .LONDON (€7.49*); .ME (€2.99*); .INFO (€2.99*); .CO (€10.99*) Our special offer […]

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Save BIG on .xyz!

It’s Black Friday, so it’s time for us to unveil some of our BIG discounts on domain names. First up is a HUGE discount on .xyz domain names. From now until Monday you’ll be able to get a .xyz domain name for a mere €0.99 (ex-VAT)! We’ll be announcing a few more discounts and promotions […]

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Mount Juliet Country Estate, Co Kilkenny. Enter a competition to win a €500 Gift voucher for Ireland's Blue Book of hotels and country houses, and Take The First Step to Online Independence.

Win a €500 Hotel Voucher – Take The First Step to Online Independence

To celebrate Ireland’s Internet Day on Thursday 25 October, and Blacknight’s sponsorship of Blog Awards Ireland, we’re giving away a €500 gift voucher for Ireland’s Blue Book of Hotels & Country Houses! Why? Because we’re nice like that. And because we have an important message for Ireland’s bloggers, businesses and anyone who finds opportunity online. […]

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ICANN Changing the DNS Root Crypto Keys Today

At 1600 UTC today (1700 Dublin time) ICANN will be doing a “key rollover” of the DNS root. What that means in plain English (and I’m really really simplifying this)  is that the underlying DNS root infrastructure that runs all domains around the world is getting an “oil change”. It won’t impact most internet users. […]

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IE Domain Registry will celebrate Ireland's Internet Day on October 25 in Gorey, Co Wexford, which has been chosen as Ireland's Digital Town 2018..

IEDR Announces ‘Digital Town’ Initiative for Internet Day 2018

IE Domain Registry has announced a new ‘Digital Town’ initiative for Internet Day 2018 which will be celebrated in Ireland on 25 October. The company, which manages the .IE national domain for Ireland, has selected Gorey, Co Wexford, as this year’s Digital Town. The Digital Town initiative seeks to highlight the economic, social and cultural benefits of […]

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