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Two-Letter IE Domains are a Premium Opportunity at a Regular Price

We had a busy weekend as sponsors of the Blacknight SME Awards in Cork. It also gave us an opportunity to use our new two-letter IE domain, bk.ie, in a newspaper advertisement in yesterday’s Sunday Business Post. One and two-letter IE domains only recently became available due to a policy change at the IE Domain Registry (IEDR). The ‘landrush’ phase for those domains […]

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Short IE Domains Update

We have been informed by IEDR that the launch of “General Availability” or “GA” for “short” IE domain names has been delayed. IEDR have not provided a clear date when GA will open, though they are currently indicating “mid-May”. This morning the auctions for contested applications from the landrush phase opened. These auctions will run […]

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Short IE Domain Auctions Starting

We’ve provided a few updates over the last couple of weeks about the auction of short IE domains. Short domains are a wonderful resource for brand owners. You can user them in a lot of innovative ways, so it’ll be very interesting to see how people use the short IE domain names assigned via the […]

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Blacknight on TV!

  We made the news last week, when a TV crew from Nuacht RTÉ/TG4 visited our company headquarters in Carlow. The purpose was to get our thoughts about the IEDR’s public consultation on the proposal to permit accented ‘fada’ characters used in the Irish language in .IE domain names. (We’re for it!) The report is in […]

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Tá Brí le Síntí Fada – Ba Chóir Dóibh a Bheith San Ainm Fearainn .IE

D’fhógair Michele ar an suíomh seo roinnt laethanta ó shin go bhfuil próiséas comhairliúcháin seolta ag IEDR, an clárlann d’ainmneacha fearainn .IE, i dtaobh an athrú polasaí atá beartaithe acu chun síntí fada a cheadú in ainmneacha fearainn. Is cinnte go gcuirfidh Gaeilgeoirí fáilte roimhe seo – ach ba chóir go mbeadh áthas ar gach aon […]

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