.ie Domain Registry to Become
The .ie domain registry has transferred from University College Dublin to
an independent company, IE Domain Registry Limited. The new company will operate the registry, which registers and allocates all .ie domain names,
on behalf of domain name users.
The .ie domain registry currently has in excess of 17,000 website addresses
registered and handles approximately 600 new applications each month. Further details can be obtained on the .ie domain registry
University College Dublin has operated the .ie domain registry since its inception and yesterday the UCD President Dr Art Cosgrove commented "We
are delighted to have been associated with the creation and development of
the .ie domain registry and we wish the operation well in its new existence
independent of the University". Mr Mike Fagan, who is to continue as General
Manager of the .ie domain registry commented "UCD has helped to
nurture the registry from its inception and we all hope today marks the beginning of a new
era of continued growth and development for the
Further details are available from Mike Fagan, IE Domain Registry Limited,
tel: 01-716 2375.
Issued by the Office of Public Affairs, UCD, tel: 01-716 1681. 1 November