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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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We Need to Liberalise the .IE Domain Rules – Here’s Why [Audio]

There are just 3 more days left for the public to make submissions in the IE Domain Registry’s (IEDR) public consultation on the proposed changes to the rules for registering domain names in .IE, the country-code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) for Ireland. Blacknight joins other registrars and stakeholders in the Irish internet industry, and the board […]

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Dot IE Domain “Will Remain Protected” after Policy Change says CEO

The Chief Executive of IE Domain Registry (IEDR), David Curtin, has said that the .IE domain will remain protected against fraud and abuse, in the event of the registry’s adoption of proposals which would see a liberalisation of the current rules. Under the current rules, to register a .IE domain name, an individual or business […]

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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 […]

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Dot IE Net Visionary Awards Tickets in High Demand [Audio]

Tickets for the 2017 Dot IE Net Visionary Awards are selling fast, and a capacity crowd is anticipated for the popular internet industry event at the RDS on 15 September. That’s according to Cathy McGovern of Inspiration Marketing, who is the current chair of the Irish Internet Association which hosts the awards, and our guest […]

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