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Foreign or Irish Site

  • 25-05-2023 2:36am
    Registered Users Posts: 18

    what is is?


  • Registered Users Posts: 8,410 ✭✭✭Quantum Erasure

    is is Iceland

    ie is Ireland

  • Registered Users Posts: 43,028 ✭✭✭✭SEPT 23 1989

    Who wants to know?

  • Registered Users Posts: 22,184 ✭✭✭✭Esel

    What, ISIS?

    Not your ornery onager

  • Registered Users Posts: 10,604 ✭✭✭✭Jim_Hodge

    It is what it is, so it is.

  • Registered Users Posts: 18 Malbac

    The The

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  • Registered Users Posts: 13,936 ✭✭✭✭Potential-Monke

    You can't take any .ie website for granted that it's Irish. A prime example, They are based in the UK with a "office" in Ireland. The only thing you need, as a business selling crap, to get a .ie website, is proof that you sell to Ireland (ie: an invoice). I may be simplifying it a bit, but basically anyone who sells anything in Ireland can get a .ie website. And that website doesn't have to tell you they're not actually based in Ireland. The crowd over it basically say to check delivery, and if it's over a week it's outside Ireland, over 2 weeks it's outside the EU. Great advice from the people selling .ie sites.

    Also, avoid They're useless. Like, horribly bad useless. They couldn't give a flying hoot about Irish customers. They can't even contact their own couriers!

    All I can advise is to check the "About us" section, google the address and if Irish see if it's a business or some non-descript building. If the latter, I wouldn't be using. Nothing but hassle from UK based sites since Brexit. Buy local!

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  • Registered Users Posts: 28,463 ✭✭✭✭murpho999

    A quick google will tell you that a website with ".is" is for Iceland as it's "Ísland" in their own language.

    Wouldn't that be easier than posting a badly phrased cryptic question here?

  • Registered Users Posts: 33,280 ✭✭✭✭Princess Consuela Bananahammock

    Only now do I understand the question asked...

    Everything I don't like is either woke or fascist - possibly both - pick one.