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Easter Opening Hours at Blacknight

UPDATE: 29/03/2018 9:30am. IEDR has announced that it will have staff at work on Friday 30 March, in order to deal with the current high volume of demand for IE domain names. We at Blacknight would like to wish all our customers and friends a Happy Easter! Our offices will be open as normal on Friday […]

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Equality Campaign for the Irish Design Industry is Launched [Audio]

It’s International Women’s Day, and tonight in Dublin the Institute of Designers in Ireland will launch a gender equality initiative called Why Design. IDI President Kim Mackenzie-Doyle is our guest on today’s podcast. Click on the player below to play the podcast, or download it here: 11:23; 7MB; MP3. Why Design aims to encourage women to […]

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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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Introducing The Blacknight Podcast

We’ve been doing podcasts on the Blacknight Blog for about 6 months now. The Blacknight Podcast started off slowly and tentatively, but we think we like it, so we’re going to keep doing it! 🙂 Now we’ve gone all in and published the subscription feed (in RSS format), and got ourselves listed on Apple podcasts as well. What’s it about? Well, we’re […]

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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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Christmas Comes to Blacknight

Tomorrow marks the winter solstice, and while it’s business-as-usual here at Blacknight for the rest of the week, there’s already a holiday feeling in the air. We’ve posted our office hours for the holiday period at Blacknight.Christmas. Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th are public holidays in Ireland and the office will be closed. Office hours […]

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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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