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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 March, 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 really, but […]

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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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Halloween Holiday Arrangements at Blacknight

Monday 30 October 2017 is a public holiday in Ireland. Support will be available by email and live chat from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday. Telephone service will be provided for support, accounts and sales from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The usual on-call support will be available to colocation and dedicated server customers. Online domain […]

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Travelling to TBEX Travel Blog Conference in Killarney, Ireland

We’ve got a busy month of events coming up at Blacknight, starting with TBEX Europe 2017, in Killarney, Co Kerry, for which we are a sponsor. It’s appropriate that an international conference on travel and tourism is being held in Killarney. Nowadays, Ireland’s tourist industry is well developed, and the success of campaigns such as […]

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