Tag Archives: Ireland

.IE Domain Registration Pandemic Boom Continues Into 2021 For .IE With Record Half Year

The boom in COVID-19 pandemic domain name registrations for .ie has continued into the first half of 2021, with the first half of 2021 being the best half year on record for the Irish ccTLD.

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Vile Leave.EU Leaves The EU As Domain Suspended

The “vile” and “odious” Leave.EU appears to have had their domain name suspended, temporarily at least, following the pro-Brexit campaign group having transferred registration of their domain name to an Irish businessperson who denies any involvement in Leave.EU.

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Irish MP Says “Odious” and “Dubious” Leave.EU Not Welcome In Ireland

The move by the pro-Brexit campaign group Leave.EU to change their domain name contact details to an Irish address has been met with condemnation by an Irish politician who has described the group as an “odious organisation … with a dubious reputation”.

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Hypocrites! Brexiteers Shift Key .EU Domain To Ireland

With Britons and British companies no longer eligible to hold .eu domain names following Brexit, the Leave campaign have shown what hypocrites they are by updating the contact details for their domain name, Leave.eu, to an Irish address, in order to keep it.

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Ireland Becomes A Little Bit Canadian As CIRA Takes On .IE’s Registry Backend

Ireland’s ccTLD became a little bit Canadian this week as the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) now provides backend registry services to .IE, the manager of… .ie… through its CIRA Registry Platform.

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New .IE Registrations Surge By A Quarter In 6 Months On Back Of COVID-19

Irish businesses have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by registering more domain names, with new registrations surging by a quarter (26%) in the first six months of 2020 and by over a half (56%) year-on-year, according to the latest .IE Domain Profile Report 2020, covering January to June.

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IEDR Report Highlights Barriers to Irish SMEs Getting Online

IE Domain Registry’s SME Digital Health Index, published this week, found 2 of the biggest barriers to SMEs doing more online are a lack of time (with 24% reporting as a barrier) and a lack of the technical skills (11%) perceived as necessary to build a website, integrate e-commerce, or make use of productivity or analytics software. A quarter (25%) say that they are ‘doing all they can’ online—even though only 3 in 10 SMEs can take sales orders through their website. Continue reading IEDR Report Highlights Barriers to Irish SMEs Getting Online