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We Made The Finals Of #Sockies14 !!

Yesterday afternoon the finalists for the 2014 Social Media Awards were announced. We are delighted to have made “the final cut” in multiple categories: Customer Care using Social Media (Integrated) – Sponsored by Sky Best Blog of an SME – Sponsored by .ME Registry Best Business Twitter account – marketing, sales – Sponsored by Kantar […]

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Domaining Spain 2014

Domaining Spain 2014 Here We Come

Domaining Spain is being held again this year in Valencia. And I’m delighted to be both speaking on several panels as well as moderating several more. Last year’s conference had a very good turnout and there were some excellent sessions covering a broad range of topics. This year, now that new TLDs are a reality, […]

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Facebook and Twitter Workshop with Damien Mulley

Half Day Twitter and Facebook Workshop with Industry Expert Damien Mulley

Are you interested in getting more out of your online presence? This workshop could be for you. We would like to invite you to an informative “free” half-day Twitter and Facebook workshop with industry expert, Damien Mulley of Mulley Communications in Carlow. Damien will provide you with insights into how you can best utilise these […]

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2014 Cork Lifelong Learning Festival Is Go!

We’ve been a sponsor of the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival for the last few years. This year we’re happy to be involved again and we’re also really excited to do a couple of different things (compared to previous years). Full release below: Blacknight, Ireland’s leading domain registrar and hosting company will be leading several sponsored […]

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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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NamesCon Las Vegas January 2014

Talking IDNs, ccTLDs and ICANN in Vegas

Later this week I’ll be heading off to Las Vegas for the first event of 2014 – NamesCon. It’s the first time that NamesCon is being held and I’m really looking forward to it. Why? Because it’s not one of these “over the top” and “uber expensive” conferences that cost and arm and a leg […]

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Helping Startups Party Like It’s 1999

In the run-up to Christmas most of us go to parties and gatherings of some kind. We had our company Christmas party last Friday night (we even closed the office early!) and this year there were about 50 people present. But when you’re a small startup with only one or two staff getting that Christmas […]

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Web Awards 2013 Best Website of a Startup Finalists

We are delighted to be sponsoring the Web Awards Best Website of a Startup this year. Yesterday afternoon the finalists were announced and they hail from a broad range of businesses: parkya.com examtime.com funkedupfixies.com kitmanlabs.com vbot.tv uswitch.ie sexsiopa.com woop.ie cuckoo.ie Best of luck to all of them! We’ll be at the event on the night […]

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