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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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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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Domain Registry Changes Coming to .Irish Domain

We’ve talked about the .irish domain name extension quite a bit over the last couple of years. Recently, however, we’ve been a little quiet about it, but that’s all going to change starting today. We still think that .irish is a fantastic choice for anyone with an affinity to Ireland or who is proud to […]

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Blacknight announces sponsorship of 'The Outing' LGBT Music & Matchmaking Weekend in Clare!

Blacknight Sponsors The Outing LGBT Music & Matchmaking Weekend in Clare!

UPDATE: Tickets competition extended to Friday 2 September! TheOuting.LGBT is more than just clever use of a new Top Level Domain – it’s a brilliant idea to celebrate the positive, forward-looking Ireland we in Blacknight are proud to be a part of. As festival organiser Eddie McGuinness describes it: “it’s a new twist on an old tradition”. Historically, people […]

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Short IE Domain Auctions Starting

We’ve provided a few updates over the last couple of weeks about the auction of short IE domains. Short domains are a wonderful resource for brand owners. You can user them in a lot of innovative ways, so it’ll be very interesting to see how people use the short IE domain names assigned via the […]

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So You Applied For A Short IE Domain. Now What?

The “landrush” phase for “short” IE domains closed earlier this week. So now what? If you applied for a short IE domain name during landrush there are a number of possible outcomes: Your application will be denied Your application will be successful AND uncontested Your application will be accepted BUT it’s contested Let’s look at […]

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