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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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Domaining Europe Goes To The Hague

There aren’t that many domain focussed events held in Europe. Domaining Europe, which is now in its 8th year, is probably the biggest. Up until this year the event was always held in Valencia, Spain, but for 2016 the event organisers decided to move it to The Hague. I’ve been attending the event for the […]

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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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Want To Meet Us? Here’s Where We’ll Be

Our team is always on the go, so if you’d like to meet up with us to discuss hosting, domains, cloud services or anything else that might be of relevance to small business we’d love to meet you! Over the next few months we’ll be attending a number of key events: Blacknight SME Awards, Cork […]

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