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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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Our Paddy’s Day Domain Deal: dot-IRISH only €1.99!

As we reported recently, the .IRISH domain has been acquired by the Donuts registry and transitioned to their system on March 1. Now, to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, we’ve slashed the prices for first-year registration on dot-IRISH domain names, to just €1.99! At Blacknight, we’re known for being proudly Irish: Irish-owned; Irish-based; Irish infrastructure – you get the […]

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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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Domain Discounts to Shout About

We like running offers and discounts on domain names and hosting. Normally we run a discount promotion on one or two domain extensions at a time, but this time round we are running mega promotion across over 150 domain name extensions. Over 150! So which domain names are in the discount offer? There’s a lot […]

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DNS Magic Behind the Scenes

DNS. It’s not exciting or particularly interesting for most businesses. Yet you all use the DNS every single day when you browse the internet, send emails or use apps on your mobile phone or tablet. DNS is the internet’s address book system and when it’s working you shouldn’t care about it, but if there’s a […]

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Our Valentine’s Offer: .SEXY and .LINK Domain Names just €5.99!

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’re celebrating with a great special offer on two somewhat seductive top-level domains: .SEXY and .LINK! From now until February 15, you can register a non-premium name in one of these domains for just €5.99 for the first year. These days, the power of a great domain name is in its memorability. It’s more than an […]

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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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Win a dot-BLOG Domain Name with Blacknight at BLOGGERCONF

BLOGGERCONF is on tomorrow in Dublin’s Marker Hotel, and Blacknight is a sponsor! We’ll be giving a masterclass on domains and blog hosting, and we’ll be available on the Blacknight stand throughout the day, to answer your questions. In particular, we’ll be talking about the new .BLOG domain. Dot-BLOG promises to be a revolution for bloggers. When it […]

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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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