.IE, the company that manages Ireland’s unique online address .ie, are introducing their new company name and brand new look. From now on, they will be trading as .IE and will stop using ‘IE Domain Registry’ or ‘IEDR’. Their URL has also changed to www.weare.ie
.IE’s purpose is to enable and empower people, communities and businesses across Ireland to thrive online. The internet offers a world of opportunity to connect, communicate, learn, educate, entertain and trade online. At .IE they provide the pathway for people, communities and businesses to access and unlock this world of potential and opportunity. They also manage the infrastructure that allows this to happen.
.IE is committed to digital advocacy for the SME community. Through stakeholder engagement initiatives such as .IE Digital Town they work with and support SME organisations to improve their members’ online presence and e-commerce capabilities.
.IE also produces fact-based research for the business community and policymakers, such as the .IE Tipping Point Report, charting the attitudes of Irish SMEs and consumers to digital during the Covid-19 pandemic.