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Why Blacknight is Unbeatable with IE Domain Names at €4.99*

Starting today, Ireland’s Number One domain registrar and hosting company is slashing the price of new .IE domain names to just €4.99*. The offer also applies if you are transferring an existing domain from another registrar to Blacknight. Now you can get the assurance of Blacknight’s unbeatable reliability and customer service at a ridiculously low price. But […]

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108 New .IE Domains Registered Every Day – 2017 the Strongest Year Ever

2017 was the strongest year on record for registrations of new .IE domains, but it’s likely to be beaten by 2018 as registration rules are relaxed in March. That’s according to the latest dot-IE Domain Profile Report, published today by IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the company that manages and maintains Ireland’s official country domain name, […]

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Final Call: It’s Time to Claim your IE Domain Name [Video]

From Wednesday March 21, it will be easier to register an IE domain name, as registrants will no longer be required to demonstrate that they have a “claim to the name”. They’ll still have to show that they have a connection to Ireland, but questions about why they want to register a particular domain name will no longer apply. It’s a small change […]

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IE Domain Registration to be Simplified

The short version: Before the end of March 2018 the .ie domain name registry rules are going to be simplified. A LOT. All you’ll need to do is show your “connection” with Ireland in order to get a .ie domain name. What that means is that if you’re an Irish resident or business you’ll just […]

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Is Simplifying IE Domain Rules a Bad Thing?

As we mentioned yesterday there is an ongoing public consultation on simplifying the IE domain name registration policy. We think this is a very positive move and are supportive of it. However some people have contacted us to express their concerns. The proposed changes are fairly dramatic, though they’re not out of line with the […]

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