IEDR Dine and Shine Event

IE Domain Registry, the company that manages and maintains Ireland’s .ie domain name, is pleased to announce Sligo town as Ireland’s Digital Town for 2019. Now in its second year, the Digital Town initiative promotes awareness, knowledge, use and understanding of the internet in Ireland by its citizens, businesses and communities.
It also highlights the benefits and possibilities of the internet and celebrates the digital achievements of a local town.

What is happening as part of Digital Town 2019?
During September and October, IE Domain Registry, working with Sligo County Council, Sligo Local Enterprise Office, Sligo Chamber of Commerce, Sligo Business Improvement District (BID), south Sligo Smart Community and Sligo IT amongst others, will plan and oversee a number of digital events for businesses, citizens, community groups and school children.

Our second event is ‘Dine and Shine’:

‘Dine and Shine’– an exclusive, intimate evening event to hear three companies’ journeys to digital success. The panel will share their experiences of bringing their businesses online (good and bad!), the tactics that worked and insights into customer expectations. It will be facilitated by Ocean FM’s Claire Ronan. Audience participation is
encouraged! This exclusive event is limited to just 30 attendees.

Speakers at the event include:
Emer Taheny, COO,
Gerry Rafter, Tool & Gauge
Martin McElhinney, McElhinney’s Department Store

17th September 6–8pm. An Chroí, South Sligo Enterprise Centre, Tubbercurry
Register here:

Why Sligo?

Sligo has been chosen for its achievements in cultivating a truly digital environment in the town and for its ongoing success in fully embracing digital for its residents and local businesses. IE Domain Registry believes that in showcasing Sligo’s efforts, it can inspire other Irish towns to begin their journey to becoming fully digital.
All details can be found on

Sligo Hub