Irish domain rules changing soon

The .ie ccTLD, which is the country code domain name for Ireland, has very restrictive policies governing eligibility for registration.

Starting 21 March 2018, the eligibility rules for registering domain names in this ccTLD will be relaxed, making it a lot simpler to register a .ie domain name. Most of the rules will be removed, however, one will still need to provide evidence of a clear nexus with Ireland and prove one’s identity. Once the policy change comes into force domains will be available on a “first come, first served” basis.

For more information on the above ccTLD, or if you are interested in registering a domain name in any domain name space globally, please contact our Domain Names Department at

Date published: 1 March 2018
Author: Spoor & Fisher

Tags: domain name