Tag Archives | Michele Neylon

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Why We’re Proud to Be ‘Guaranteed Irish’!

At Blacknight we’ve always made much of being Irish. Partly, that’s because we operate internationally; you notice your nationality more when abroad. It’s also because we’re proud of our culture and heritage. We’re especially proud to have built a world-class domains, hosting and cloud services company in the rich countryside of South-East Ireland. We’re proud […]

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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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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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Blacknight.Blog Breaks New Ground

Michele, our CEO, has posted about the launch of the new .BLOG domain, which has just entered its sunrise phase. Trademark owners can apply for their domains from now until October 17, and we are also taking pre-registration applications for the later Landrush and General Availability phases. Meanwhile, our company blog has a new home, at Blacknight.blog. In many ways, […]

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Winners of the Blacknight SME Awards 2016. Photo Credit: Ryan Whalley.

Feeling the Love at the Blacknight SME Awards!

We had a great time last night at the Blacknight SME Awards in Cork, in the company of over 200 like-minded, hardworking, talented and beautiful Irish SMEs! 15 awards were presented – plus the Grand Prix which went to Brú Brewery from Trim County Meath! It’s their latest award, after scooping gold, silver and bronze medals […]

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Welcome to Dublin, ICANN. The Party’s On Us!

At Blacknight, we’re excited about ICANN 54. It’s not often that 2,500 geeks show up in our capital city looking to talk about domains, IP addresses and Internet governance. We’ve been enthusiastic participants at ICANN meetings around the globe, and our CEO Michele Neylon currently chairs the ICANN Registrar Stakeholder Group. We’re excited because we’re finally getting a chance […]

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Come Work for Us!

Blacknight continues to grow – thanks to our loyal customers and the wonderful staff that support them. In fact – we believe that customer support is our core competence – and we’re looking to build on it! We’ve advertised job vacancies in two roles: Customer Support / Technical Support and Senior Customer Support / Technical Support. We’ve also […]

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Want a Free Ticket to DomainFest Bulgaria? You’re Welcome!

DomainFest Bulgaria is on next week in Sofia, coinciding with Bulgarian Internet Week and the European Dialogue on Internet Governance. If you’re involved with domains it will be a great opportunity to network – and if you’re just getting started, a chance to learn. Blacknight CEO Michele Neylon is among the speakers. We’ve got 20 Blacknight Scholarships to give away, […]

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