November 4, 2015

1 and 2 letter .ie domains coming 16th Nov

On the 16th November 2015 the Irish Domain Registry will be allowing the registration of 1 & 2 letter .ie domains for the first time.

The process for applying for this will be restricted initially during the “Sunrise & Landrush Periods”

SUNRISE

  • During Sunrise, from 15th Nov. to 16 Dec. 2015, only applications with a Registered Trademark that matches exactly the domain applied for will be accepted.
  • A non-refundable Application fee of €399 + vat will apply
  • If there are more than one applicant for a specific domain, then the process will go to Auction ( handled directly by the IEDR ) Auction provisionally planned for 24 Jan to 7 Feb 2016.

LANDRUSH

  • Landrush period extends from 21st Feb to 22 March 2016
  • SME’s and non-rights holders can apply, but domains are still subject to normal IEDR application requirements
  • A non-refundable Application fee of €149 + vat applies
  • If there are more than one applicant for a specific domain, then the process will go to Auction ( handled directly by the IEDR ) Auction provisionally planned for 29 March to 12 Apr 2016

GENERAL AVAILABILITY

  • After Landrush, any remaining unsold domains will be available to to register at normal .ie prices, and will be also be subject to IEDR application requirements

If you have any questions regarding this please contact us on 061 305038 , @eliveirl on Twitter or email domains@elive.net

 

**** NOTE : The following domains are reserved and cannot be applied for:

ie.ie

ei.ie

ir.ie

us.ie

uk.ie

ni.ie

co.ie

eu.ie

ec.ie

ip.ie

ns.ie

me.ie

rr.ie

ds.ie