700 .ie domain names registered locally last year

Almost 700 .ie domain names were registered in Westmeath last year, a new report has revealed.

According to the .IE Domain Profile Report 2022, a total of 689 domain names were registered in Westmeath in 2022, a 4 per cent increase on the prepandemic levels in 2019.

Nationally, there were almost 330,000 .ie domain names in the database by the end of last year with 48,168 new .ie domains registered in 2022. Of those, 689 were registered locally, signalling strong growth for digital enterprise.

Now in its eighth year, the .IE Domain Profile Report is an annual exploration of the .ie database and is published by .IE, the national registry for .ie domain names. The report also outlines key advantages that can be leveraged by Irish enterprise with a .ie domain.