Over 1300 dot ie domains registered in Galway so far this year

Over 1300 dot ie (.ie) domains have been registered across Galway so far this year.

According to the latest IE Domain Registry Domain Profile Report, 154 .ie domains were registered every day between January and the end of June 2018.


TechCentral reports that registrations grew by 39% year-on-year to 28126, bringing the total .ie domain database to 252,222.

The majority (62.5%), of new .ie domains were registered by businesses (including corporate bodies and sole traders).

Every county on the island of Ireland, bar Fermanagh, recorded an increase in new .ie registrations.

On a county level, Dublin registered 11,134 new .ie domains so far this year, accounting for 42.5% of all new registrations on the island of Ireland.

Cork registered the second-highest number of new .ie domains, 2,221 (8.5% of all new registrations), followed by Galway (1,330, 5%) and Kildare (1,258, 5%).

Leitrim, registering 179 .ie domains, recorded the highest year-on-year registration growth in the country ( up 113%).

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