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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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ICANN Studienkreis 2014

I’ll be attending the ICANN Studienkreis this week in Sofia, Bulgaria. With a name like ICANN Studienkreis you don’t get to win any prizes for guessing what the event is focussed on. The event has been running annually for the last 14 years, though I’ve never made it until this year. I’ll be on a […]

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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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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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