'Premium' Domain Name Registration and Fees
Certain domain names are classed as Premium by the Registry and therefore attract higher registration
fees and in some cases renewal fees. A domain classed as a premium domain is solely at the discretion of
the domain name Registry and not under the control of Hosting Ireland.
What is a Premium Domain? The Registry can identify domain names as premium for a number of reasons, the
most common being that the domain maybe considered potentially higher in value in the future. For
example the domain could be short having fewer characters, could reflect a brand, a name, a concept or
an idea in some way. If the domain would be instantly recognisable by a customer this could attract a
Hosting Ireland is a fully accredited ICANN Registrar and as such can facilitate premium domain name
registration and management.