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Blacknight at The Blog Awards Ireland 2015

    Last Thursday my colleague Justyna and I, got the chance to attend the Blog Awards Ireland 2015, organised by Ashville Media Group. The night after “Back to the Future Day”, Dublin’s Tivoli Theatre was fittingly transported back to the roaring 20’s. It was all Boudoir Caps and Bob Cuts on the night, with […]

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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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Blacknight at the IPB Awards

Saturday last saw myself and colleague Justyna attend the inaugural Irish Parenting Blog Awards in our capital city, Dublin.  A night of  networking, trending, (the #IPBAWARDS were trending on Twitter!) and excitement was had by all. It was a testament to the organizers how professionally the awards ceremony were run, and of course Blacknight were proud […]

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We #LoveSMEs: Stuart from Dragon Marketing [Video]

  Don’t forget: nominations close tomorrow (Valentine’s Day) for the inaugural SME Awards! As headline sponsors we’ve been talking to our friends in the SME world and encouraging them to enter. (It’s free!) And it’s given us an opportunity to have a conversation about SMEs. This is the first of a series of videos we’re making on the subject: […]

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Blacknight ag cur na Gaeilge i Lár an Aonaigh

Coicíos ó shin d’fhoilsíomar físeán fógraíochta i nGaeilge, an chéad uair a bhain Blacknight úsáid as an nGaeilge in ár gcuid fógraíochta. Inniu, táimíd ag cur trí chinn eile leis, mar phoiblíocht don éagsúlacht táirgí atá againn maidir le ainmneacha fearann, leis na h-iarmhíreanna .com, .net, .biz agus .co. Foilseofar físeán eile i gcomhair .me […]

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Warning: This Video contains Acronyms and Technical Specs

… and we make no apology for that! We’ve published a lot of media this week relating to the launch of Blacknight’s new data centre, but one item has attracted a good deal of attention from the hard core technologists.  Originally posted on, this video stars CTO Paul Kelly as he takes us on […]

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Reflecting on Ten Years Plus of Hard Work [Video]

  Blacknight’s new data centre was officially opened on Monday by the Minister of State for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock TD, before an audience of friends and colleagues. Afterwards, our CEO Michele Neylon spoke about the company’s 10-year journey, from a bedroom in Paul Kelly‘s sister’s house, to a 12,000 sq ft facility employing […]

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