Number of '.ie' internet domains registered in Louth increases

The figure is up 10 percent on the previous year

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Number of '.ie' internet domains registered in Louth increases

779 new .ie domains were registered in Louth in 2017, according to new figures in the latest edition of the dot ie Domain Profile Report, published today by IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the company that manages and maintains Ireland’s official country domain name, .ie.

The tally for Louth is an increase of 10 percent on the previous year. 24,776 new .ie domains were registered in Leinster in 2017, an increase of 14 percent on the previous year.

2017 was the strongest year on record for the .ie database overall. 39,523 new .ie domains were registered in 2017, a 14 percent increase on 2016. There are now 237,412 .ie domains in the database, a 7 percent increase on the previous year end and an almost 30 percent increase on five years ago.