Blacknight Announces .BLOG Domain Names are Now on Sale!Irish domain registrar Blacknight is one of the most enthusiastic supporters of the new dot-BLOG top level domain. CEO Michele Neylon is a veteran blogger; he says corporate blogging has been a cornerstone of the company’s communications from the very beginning. The company encourages staff to blog and believes that "blogging broadens the mind". The new .BLOG namespace adds new opportunities for creatively named websites that declare their purpose in the name.
Blacknight CEO joins International Policy Body as US Government Completes Internet TransitionMichele Neylon, CEO of Ireland's largest domain registrar and web host, Blacknight, has been elected to the Generic Names Supporting Organisation Council of ICANN, the international organisation which coordinates the Internet’s naming systems. In October, ICANN completed the transition of responsibility for internet addressing, from the US government to an international community of stakeholders. ICANN's GNSO Council develops policy for generic domain names, such as .COM and .BLOG.
IndieCork and Blacknight Announce The Blacknight Festival CentreIndieCork, Cork’s festival of independent film and music, has announced an exciting new partnership with Blacknight, Ireland's leading domain name registrar and web hosting company. The Blacknight Festival Centre at the Kino Cinema is a new development for the Festival. It will be a networking hub for IndieCork delegates and guests, and will be the venue where the public and filmmakers can mingle.
Blacknight to Sponsor ‘The Outing’ LGBT Matchmaking & Music FestivalIrish web hosting company Blacknight has announced it will sponsor ‘The Outing - 2016’, the fourth annual LGBT Matchmaking & Music Festival, held in Lisdoonvarna, County Clare. "Our message to the LGBT community is that everyone is entitled to a fun weekend in Clare!", says CEO Michele Neylon. A chance to win tickets for 2 people, covering 3 nights B&B and entertainment.
Anois is féidir síneadh fada a úsáid in ainm idirlín IERoimhe seo, ní rabhthas in ann sínte fada a usáid in ainmneacha idirlín sa sa bhfearann IE, fearann náisiúnta na hÉireann. Anois tá próiséas oscailte ag an IE Domain Registry (IEDR), chun an polasaí seo a athrú, de réir a chéile, thar tréimhse ráithe nó mar sin. Tá suíomh eolais dátheangach oscailte ag Blacknight, an príomh-chomhlacht Éireannach d'ainmneacha fearainn, chun cabhrú le daoine leis an bpróiséas seo. Tá sé ar fáil ag an seoladh fada.ie.
Fadas in IE Domain Names? They’re here!Until now it wasn’t possible to register IE domain names with 'fadas' (i.e. á, é, í, ó, ú) for Irish language words. Now the IE Domain Registry (IEDR) has launched a process to gradually allow names with Irish-accented characters (i.e. á, é, í, ó, ú) over the next few months. Meanwhile Blacknight, the number one Irish domain name registrar and hosting company, launches fada.ie, a website designed to advise and assist people interested in the new domains.
Blacknight (http://www.blacknight.com/) are an Irish based, ICANN accredited domain registrar and hosting company. Recipients of several awards for their revolutionary use of social media, Blacknight are one of Europe’s most cutting edge Internet companies. Blacknight constantly seek to lead the way by introducing innovative solutions for its client base and provide dedicated servers and co-location as well as a comprehensive range of Microsoft Windows and Linux based hosting plans and domain name registration services to business globally. IP transit services and other solutions for more demanding business and academic customers are offered a la carte.