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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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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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WordCamp Europe 2013 – WCEU

You know those blog posts that you start, come back to, restart, completely scrap and then start again? This is one of those posts. This weekend saw myself and Michele our CEO heading for Leiden, Holland. Fun fact Leiden is the home of Armin van Buuren, but unfortunately for us he wasn’t the chosen DJ […]

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IIA Net Visionary 2013

Honoured and Humbled

Last Friday evening Gianni, Conn and I headed up to Dublin for the IIA NetVisionary awards ceremony. We were sponsoring a category, so I’d planned on being there. As the evening drew to a close Joan, the IIA’s CEO, took to the stage to announce the overall Net Visionary award. As she worked her way […]

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