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Want a Free Ticket to DomainFest Bulgaria? You’re Welcome!

DomainFest Bulgaria is on next week in Sofia, coinciding with Bulgarian Internet Week and the European Dialogue on Internet Governance. If you’re involved with domains it will be a great opportunity to network – and if you’re just getting started, a chance to learn. Blacknight CEO Michele Neylon is among the speakers. We’ve got 20 Blacknight Scholarships to give away, […]

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Voting concept - Male inserting flag into ballot box - Ireland

Remember To Vote!

Tomorrow’s vote is important. Both my personal position and that of the company’s is public and won’t change. However unless people actually turn up tomorrow at the polls and cast their votes So here’s today’s simple message: Remember to vote Yelling at your computer screen, mobile phone, iPad or television is not the best way […]

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Children Deserve a Domain and a Website

Children Deserve a Website and a Domain

You know I’m not sure exactly sure when I asked the boss to get us a stock photography subscription. What I do know is that it has been a breath of fresh air ever since we got one. You can buy stock photography generally from 1 euro up. With a subscription this gets significantly cheaper and […]

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We Treat All our Business Equally

Say Yes to Equality

  Blacknight has been taking a public stance on the Marriage Equality debate recently. Why? Because it’s something that affects a lot of people and ultimately makes no difference whatsoever to the rest of us. As a married man to tell me I couldn’t be married seems ridiculous. I have 2 kids and to the […]

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Irish Parenting Bloggers

Blacknight at the IPB Awards

Saturday last saw myself and colleague Justyna attend the inaugural Irish Parenting Blog Awards in our capital city, Dublin.  A night of  networking, trending, (the #IPBAWARDS were trending on Twitter!) and excitement was had by all. It was a testament to the organizers how professionally the awards ceremony were run, and of course Blacknight were proud […]

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SME Awards Selfies

The SME Awards are GO!

You may have heard we’re the headline sponsor for this years SME Awards which is taking place tomorrow in Cork. We’re excited and we’ve been working hard on getting everything ready along with the SME Awards team. We’ll have a stand outside the room if anyone would like to come by for a chat. There […]

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Please Vote Yes

Taking A Stand On Marriage Equality In Ireland

Here at Blacknight we like to think we’re open minded. We’re also proud to be an Irish owned and operated company. We’re proud to be Irish and we’re also proud that we have a constitution that requires people to vote on change. It’s not simply being left up to a bunch of politicians to make […]

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Blacknight Sponsors Digital Rights Ireland Conference 2015

Blacknight to Sponsor Digital Rights Europe 2015 Conference

Blacknight to Sponsor Digital Rights Europe 2015 Conference The Irish registrar and hosting company are also offering 50% off ticket prices March 31, 2015 – Carlow, Ireland – Blacknight, Ireland’s leading domain registrar and hosting company have been announced as the platinum sponsor for the 2015 Digital Rights Europe conference. Digital Rights Europe is a […]

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EclipseCam at Blacknight.Solar

  Ireland is experiencing a partial solar eclipse this morning, which will reach its peak at about 09:30 am. Here at Blacknight our amateur astronomers have set up a webcam, together with a telescope and filters and we’re anxiously peering at a cloudy sky … As ever in Ireland, it could all change in an instant, and we […]

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