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Christmas 2011 opening hours

Christmas Opening Hours 2012

While our servers might be working 24/7/365 our staff will be taking some time off over the Christmas holidays. So here are the opening hours for our offices over the Christmas break: Monday 24th December 2012 – 08:00 – 15:00 Tuesday 25th December 2012 – closed Wednesday 26th December 2012 – Sales and Accounts closed, […]

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Blacknight Supporting StartUps

Blacknight sponsor ParkYa beta launch

As keen supporters of start-ups, we were delighted to sponsor the recent ParkYa beta launch event in Dublin. ParkYa is an app that will help you find parking close by and to also pay for the parking spot. As everyone knows, finding parking in a city or unknown town is a real pain, so this app […]

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Gianni Ponzi Optimise 2012

IEDR Optimise 2012 Awards

As the hosting providers for, a graduate of the IEDR’s Optimise 2012 initiative, we were delighted to attend the 2012 awards ceremony, hosted by the IEDR and attended by Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte, TD. Unfortunately Padraig O’ Sullivan from couldn’t be there but we will be delighted to forward him his certificate The fund, which […]

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween to everyone! We’ve been having a lot of rather silly fun in the office today – our staff ran a “bake off”, while one of our sales team adorned the office in Halloween decorations..  

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I Love My Brics


In a rare occurrance yesterday Michele Neylon, Managing Director of Blacknight,  put on a suit. It wasn’t however for a funeral as one might expect when you’re dealing with Michele and suits. It was hopefully for the birth of something great. It was of course if you’ve been following any of our recent blog posts […]

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8 bit Google Maps showing our offices

Remember Low Resolution Graphics?

Today is April Fool’s Day, so a lot of people and companies are playing silly tricks on people. Google Maps currently has an option labelled “Quest” which displays maps using 8 bit graphics. It reminds me of when I first started using computers back in the 1980s. Computers were a lot less powerful – my […]

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Wanted : Software Engineers / Developers

We’re hiring again! This time round we’re hiring for a number of software engineer roles in our development team. If you think you fit the part, or you know someone who might be interested then here’s the full job spec: Headquartered in Carlow with offices in Carlow and Dublin, Blacknight is the Irish market leader […]

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Paddy's Day Opening Hours

St. Patrick’s Weekend opening hours.

Firstly Happy Paddy’s day in advance in case you’re celebrating it. Here’s what you need to know this St. Patrick’s day weekend. Opening hours: Saturday: As usual sales and support will be available via ticketing system and live chat  from 12:00 – 16:00 GMT Sunday: Support will be available via ticketing system and live chat […]

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Making the most of IIA membership

Making The Most Of IIA Membership

The following is a guest post from the Irish Internet Association’s (IIA) CEO Joan Mulvihill. We’ll be speaking to Joan later this week on the podcast as well. I was a member of a gym for years and I used to go around four times a week…low and behold, I got to know the […]

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