40% increase in .ie domain registration

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The figure is a 40 percent year-on-year increase.

188 new .ie domains were registered in Longford in 2017, according to new figures in the latest edition of the dot ie Domain Profile Report, published by IE Domain Registry (IEDR).

The tally for Longford is an increase of 40 percent on the previous year.
24,776 new .ie domains were registered in Leinster in 2017, an increase of 14 percent on the previous year.


2017 was the strongest year on record for the .ie database overall.


Commenting on the report, David Curtin, Chief Executive of IEDR, said: “The .ie domain remains the preferred online address and a powerful digital tool for businesses, organisations and individuals in Ireland.


“A .ie domain is immediately identifiably Irish, and is recognised as authentic and trustworthy.


“The increase in registrations in Longford, and indeed in Leinster, shows that local businesses have the confidence and willingness to invest in their online presence and digital processes.”