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The best, worst and oddest deleted .ie domains

Cemetery via Wikipedia
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Cemetery via Wikipedia
Cemetery via Wikipedia

Each year thousands of .ie domains are registered and hundreds of domains are also deleted. But these dead .ie domains don’t just fade away, they are immortalised with their own place on the web; the ie Domain Registery deleted domain list.

To honour our fallen brethren here are some of our favourite (and some of the strangest) deleted .ie domains.

It’s been a hard time for cakes

  • buycakes.ie
  • cakecottage.ie
  • cakestands.ie
  • dreamdelightsbakery.ie
  • fairycakes.ie
  • trulyscrumptiouscakes.ie

Obama would be disappointed this has gone

  • can-do.ie

Are we surprised this was deleted?

  • cash4property.ie

This is worrying (seriously WFT?)

  • catsforcash.ie

It’s all gone downhill since My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding

  • chicwedding.ie

Remember this film? Us neither

  • deathatafuneral-movie.ie

Some good news since the recession?

  • divorceinireland.ie

Do you think this was registered by a Dubliner?

  • epicbuzz.ie

The domain might have been deleted but they still have control

  • eurocontrol.ie

‘Cos there are none of these in Ireland

  • free-preschool.ie

Those Gleeks have something to answer for

  • glee.ie
  • gleeclub.ie
  • gleetv.ie

This should really be a .co.uk, or .eu (does the IMF have a TLD?)

  • irishlandlords.ie

Just to prove he is everywhere

  • justinbieber.ie

We’re not surprised this has been deleted, considering we have none

  • justmoney.ie

Guess the party is over

  • parties.ie
  • partsstore.ie
  • party-central.ie
  • partyfactory.ie
  • partylights.ie

Also a bad year for pumpkins

  • bigpumpkin.ie
  • cavanpumpkin.ie
  • giantpumpkin.ie
  • monsterpumpkin.ie
  • pumpkincavan.ie
  • pumpkincavanfest.ie
  • pumpkinfest.ie
  • pumpkinfestweekend.ie
  • pumpkinsireland.ie
  • weekendpumpkinfest.ie

What a pity this is gone

  • sexytoys.ie

He probably went back to Italy since the recession

  • supermario.ie

Humm?

  • testicle.ie

4 Comments

  1. ha some of them are weird. Its tricky coming up with a catchy domain name. Mine is tunethetv.ie which is a tv blog & is no better than the above 🙂

  2. ha some of them are weird. Its tricky coming up with a catchy domain name. Mine is tunethetv.ie which is a tv blog & is no better than the above 🙂

    1. @padmaher It really is hard: we were lucky to get sociable.co but to be fair tunethetv.ie is a great name and has solid SEO value – its definitely better than catsforcash.ie (We’d love to know what that site was)

  3. @padmaher It really is hard: we were lucky to get sociable.co but to be fair tunethetv.ie is a great name and has solid SEO value – its definitely better than catsforcash.ie (We’d love to know what that site was)

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Piers Dillon Scott
Piers Dillon-Scott is co-editor of The Sociable and writes about stuff he finds. He likes technology, media, and using the Oxford comma (because it just makes sense).