Number of Irish internet domain registrations declines by 15%

The IE Domain Registry (IEDR) has said that the number of .ie domain registrations declined last year to 33,484.

3rd August, 2013
David Curtin, chief executive, IE Domain Registry. Photo: Maura Hickey

The IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the not-for-profit public organisation that manages Ireland's top level internet domain has said that the number of .ie domain registrations declined last year to 33,484. This was down from 39,398 in 2011, a fall of 15 per cent.

The IEDR said that when new registrations were offset against non-renewals of existing registrations, there was a net addition of 9,139 domains to the .ie database during the year, a 5.3 per cent increase over 2011....

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