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Trading Online Vouchers Offer Expertise as Well as Cash [Video]

Blacknight went to Cork earlier this month, to take part in the South Cork Local Enterprise Office Information Day about the Trading Online Vouchers (TOV) scheme. These vouchers are available to SMEs from Local Enterprises Offices (LEOs) all over Ireland, providing matched funding up to €2500 to help companies to trade online. But as Dr Stephen […]

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St Patrick’s Day 2017 Opening Hours

  Friday 17 March 2017 is St Patrick’s Day, and a public holiday in Ireland. Our offices will be closed; however a limited sales and helpdesk service will be available, with live chat and telephone service from 12pm to 4pm. The usual out-of-hours support will be available to colocation and dedicated server customers. Normal office hours […]

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Tá Gach Seachtain ina Seachtain na Gaeilge ar an Idirlíon!

With Irish-language interfaces on popular social media services, and the advent of ‘fadas‘ in both the IE and IRISH domains, the Internet is friendlier than ever towards the language. As we celebrate ‘Seachtain na Gaeilge’, lets remember that every week can be Irish week. Tá an tIdirlíon cáinte go láidir le déanaí – go h-áirithe an gné sóisialta a […]

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Our Paddy’s Day Domain Deal: dot-IRISH only €1.99!

As we reported recently, the .IRISH domain has been acquired by the Donuts registry and transitioned to their system on March 1. Now, to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, we’ve slashed the prices for first-year registration on dot-IRISH domain names, to just €1.99! At Blacknight, we’re known for being proudly Irish: Irish-owned; Irish-based; Irish infrastructure – you get the […]

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Building Trust: What Your Web and Email Addresses Say About You

Last week we wrote about ‘trust signals’ – and outlined some steps we had taken to enhance the trust in our own online presence, using Digital Certificates and Twitter verification. But for many businesses there’s something even simpler they can do first to improve their online credibility: get a domain name and use it! New research by the IE […]

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Get €25 off the Ecommerce Association’s Post-Peak Analysis Event!

It’s never too early to plan for Christmas. For business people, it’s vital. In fact, the best time to plan for peak-time is when the memories and data are fresh from the previous peak! That’s why the Ecommerce Association of Ireland is holding an extraordinary day of practical discussion on planning for peak, and what might happen […]

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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 Supports ‘Making Ireland Click’ Digital Literacy Campaign

Making Ireland Click is a new four-part television series aimed at promoting digital literacy in Ireland. Episode 1 will be broadcast on Monday 31 October at 7:30pm on RTÉ One. The show follows Oscar winner David Puttnam, who is Irelandʼs Digital Champion, as he travels around Ireland on a mission to get citizens connected. Each episode will examine a different […]

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Boost Your Business & Get 25% Off Tickets to Ireland’s Internet Day 2016

Ireland’s Internet Day is an initiative of the IE Domain Registry, aimed at encouraging online business in Ireland. As the website explains: The internet is evolving at a startling speed and creating some of the biggest businesses and wealthiest people in history. Internet technologies like e-commerce have the power to massively increase the presence of […]

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