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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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Congrats PuntCat: Over 100 Thousand .Cat Domains Registered

Congratulations to Santi and his team in Fundació puntCAT (the .cat domain registry). They’ve now got over 100 thousand .cat domains registered! (100,254 at time of writing) I’ve always like the idea of .cat, as it’s “different” without being “weird” or “outlandish”. If you are producing content in Catalan or about Catalan language or culture […]

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Over 2 Million .Co Domains!

Earlier this month the .co registry announced that they’d broken the 2 million domains registered mark! Over 2 million domain names is an impressive number and we’re delighted to see how well the domain extension has grown. Not only has the number of .co domain names grown, they’re also being actively used by a lot […]

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