Growth Hacking, Web Summit and More

  From this weekend Dublin city will be invaded by geeks, techies and entrepreneurs from around the globe. Yes, it’s that time of the year again. Web Summit is being held in Ireland’s capital yet again. (We’ve been covering it over on Technology.ie over the past few months) This year the event organisers are expecting […]

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Not Quite Halloween

Things that go bump this weekend

No it’s not quite halloween just yet but that won’t stop us using a spooky ( ok maybe it’s just cute) graphic on a blog post. The hour hands on the clock of course go bump this weekend and in other news our offices will be open on Monday, but we’re giving our staff a […]

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Web Awards 2014 Winners ..

Last night a few of us were up in Dublin for the 2014 Web Awards sponsored by Realex Fire. We were sponsoring two categories: Best Online Publication and Best Website of a Startup   So who won? The Best Online Publication was won by The Cork News The Best Website of a Startup was won […]

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ICANN 51 Los Angeles preview

What’s Hot At #ICANN51?

ICANN’s 3rd public meeting of 2014 takes place in Los Angeles. Officially the meeting opens on Monday 12th October but, as usual, there’s plenty going on in the days leading up to the official opening ceremony. I’m currently Chair of the Registrar Stakeholder Group within ICANN. It’s the representative body for ICANN accredited registrars worldwide, […]

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Off To Mexico To Talk Domains ..

I’ll be speaking at Dominios Latinoamérica next week in Mexico City. I’m really looking forward to it. Over the past couple of years I’ve had the honour of being asked to speak at several events in Latin America and the Caribbean. This time round the event is being held the week before the ICANN meeting in […]

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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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Have You Met Blacknight.Host?

Sure we sell domain names, but our core business is providing hosting solutions of all shapes and sizes to businesses globally. With the launch of .host domain names we were really excited and thought it was the obvious choice for us. So we were really delighted when the registry accepted us into their “pioneer” program. […]

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