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Tá Gach Seachtain ina Seachtain na Gaeilge ar an Idirlíon!

With Irish-language interfaces on popular social media services, and the advent of ‘fadas‘ in both the IE and IRISH domains, the Internet is friendlier than ever towards the language. As we celebrate ‘Seachtain na Gaeilge’, lets remember that every week can be Irish week. Tá an tIdirlíon cáinte go láidir le déanaí – go h-áirithe an gné sóisialta a […]

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IEDR Research shows Irish customers trust businesses with their own domain name

Building Trust: What Your Web and Email Addresses Say About You

Last week we wrote about ‘trust signals’ – and outlined some steps we had taken to enhance the trust in our own online presence, using Digital Certificates and Twitter verification. But for many businesses there’s something even simpler they can do first to improve their online credibility: get a domain name and use it! New research by the IE […]

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No More Geographic Rule in IE Domain Rules

Registering .ie domain names will be a little bit easier from next week. From December 20th 2016 the “geographic rule” will no longer be in effect. If you never want to register a “geo” domain then you won’t care about this change, so you can stop reading. If, however, you like or would like to […]

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IEDR Christmas Closure

IEDR have informed us that they will be closed from December 23rd 2016 until January 3rd 2017. During this period no new .ie domain name registrations, registrant changes, or other administrative changes will be possible. Nameserver updates will be possible during this period. We would recommend clients to ensure that they get all documents and requests […]

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IE domain names could soon have accents

Want a .IE Domain With a Fada?

It’s Friday, so I thought re-using a cat picture was the purrfect choice. Since yesterday it’s possible to register .ie domain names with accents (fadas). It’s something we’ve been talking about for several months over on Fada.ie. So if your company or business name (or idea) is in the Irish language (an gaeilge) you can […]

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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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Short IE Domain Auctions Starting

We’ve provided a few updates over the last couple of weeks about the auction of short IE domains. Short domains are a wonderful resource for brand owners. You can user them in a lot of innovative ways, so it’ll be very interesting to see how people use the short IE domain names assigned via the […]

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A Peek Inside The Short IE Auction System

Following on from our previous posts about the auctions for short IE domain names, we reached out to IEDR staff to get more information to share. So here we have a few screenshots of the what the auction system looks like. The login screen will look something like this: As previously mentioned, the login details […]

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