.IE domain names passes the 150,000 mark


The IE Domain Registry (IEDR) recently announced that the number of .ie domain names in Ireland has just passed 150,000 registered .ie domains.

According to www.domainnews.com, “Internet industry representatives and .ie registrars gathered in Dublin [on 19 November] to mark the occasion, where a presentation was made to the 150,000th registrant, Clyde Negosanu of www.localcomputerrepair.ie.

Part of the success of .ie can be attributed to the fact that in 2009, the ccTLD was ranked as the second safest country code domain name in the world according to a report by McAfee.