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Madrid Here We Come!

Tomorrow I’ll be heading off to Madrid for the first of two “Domaining Spain” events. Friday’s event, which is being held in downtown Madrid, will cover several aspects of the current domain industry and how it relates to both domain investors and entrepreneurs. It’ll be followed in couple of weeks by another event this time […]

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Welcome to Dublin, ICANN. The Party’s On Us!

At Blacknight, we’re excited about ICANN 54. It’s not often that 2,500 geeks show up in our capital city looking to talk about domains, IP addresses and Internet governance. We’ve been enthusiastic participants at ICANN meetings around the globe, and our CEO Michele Neylon currently chairs the ICANN Registrar Stakeholder Group. We’re excited because we’re finally getting a chance […]

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Register Me Im .Irish

Register me I’m .irish!

No need to have your fingers crossed! Did you know that even  if you just feel a little bit Irish you can register a .irish domain no questions asked? Well you can and we we’ve got a super promo running at the moment and you can register your .irish for just €15.99 for the first […]

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Show The .Love!

Some domain name extensions are more “fun” than others. We think .love opens up a lot of opportunities for both business and personal use. Just think of how many expressions you use every single day with the term “love”. And of course “love” as a concept is one of the strongest emotions that we can […]

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ie domain registrations by province of Ireland

Digging Into IE Domains

If you have visited the IEDR website recently you might have noticed that the counter down the bottom of the page has now passed 200 thousand domain names. They’ll be making a bit of a “song and dance” about this milestone, which is understandable. However, what’s probably more interesting from our perspective is their new “domain […]

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Get FIT with Blacknight

Is it time to get .fit?

We all have different factors that motivate us. Some people use a diary and keep track of their goals that way. Some use Runkeeper, Runtastic or one of the various other fitness apps. Some use their blog. Is it time for you to get .fit? .Fit has gone into General Availability today and there’s never […]

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Release Your Inner Science Geek!

You can now register a .science domain name. And we’re doing a special offer price on them – only €2.55 ex-VAT for a one year registration (And yes, our graphics team have been having WAY too much fun with graphics for this one!) If you’ve registered a .science domain name with us and do something […]

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Look at what just dropped #1

You know we run dropped.ie right? Ireland’s dropped domain tool? So there are some interesting .ie drops today … hunksforhire.ie dropped what was wrong with it? was it the wrong business model? Do people just not like hunks anymore? Also dropped was the very interesting domain ideas.ie, other notables were starwars.ie though in fairness, you […]

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