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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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All The Winners Of the 2015 Blacknight SME Awards

Last Saturday night the inaugural Blacknight SME Awards were held in Cork – my hometown. (I’ll be posting more about the night and sharing some photos we took later) With over 100 representatives from Irish SMEs in attendance the event was a great success and the stories behind the winners made the entire event that […]

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And The Winner Is .. #netvis2014

  So last Friday evening the IIA Net Visionary Awards were held in Dublin As we mentioned earlier we were sponsoring one of the categories – The Best Web Developer for ingenious engineering and meticulous delivery This year’s winners were Software Design and here’s a photo of them with me and IIA CEO Joan Mulvihill on […]

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Supporting The Irish Internet Community Web Awards 2014

We’ve always been strong believers in supporting the Irish Internet Community whenever and wherever that we can. It’s for that reason that we have a track record of getting involved and supporting many of the community’s events and initiatives over the last 10+ years. You can see some of what we’ve sponsored down through the […]

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