.ie Domain Profile Report 2020 - January to June 2020

IE Domain Registry is the national registry for .ie domain names and is responsible for the management and administration of Ireland’s official internet domain, .ie, in the interest of the Irish and global internet communities. It operates the domain name system (DNS) for the .ie namespace, facilitates an independent dispute resolution servic e, and operates a public WHOIS lookup service for .ie domains. The company’s mission is to grow and strengthen .ie as the digital identity of choice for people and businesses with a connection to Ireland. In cooperation with our Registrars, technical partners and stakeholders we help shape the development of the internet landscape and ecosystem. Policy development for the .ie namespace follows a bottom-up, consensus-driven approach through a multi-stakeholder Policy Advisory Committee . IE Domain Registry is committed to digital advocacy for the SME community. Through stakeholder engagement initiatives such as the OPTIMISE programme and Digital Town , the company works with and supports SME organisations to improve their members’ online presence and e-commerce capabilities. IE Domain Registry produces fact-based research for the business community and policymakers, such as the SME Digital Health Index , which provides key insights into the digital health of Irish SMEs. The company is focused on providing excellence in customer service through its ongoing customer experience (CX) innovation and improvement programmes. Since March 2018, it is easier and faster to register a .ie domain. Based in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, IE Domain Registry employs 22 people. www.iedr.ie IE Domain Registry CLG 2 Harbour Square Dun Laoghaire Co Dublin A96 D6R0 Tel +353 (0)1 236 5400 Email marketing@iedr.ie Twitter @IEDR_dot_ie Web www.iedr.ie About IE Domain Registry