At the start of July Google released the Chrome 68 update and since then they have been marking all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’.Google has been giving gentle nudges to users for a number of years to encourage them encrypt their sites with HTTPS starting in 2015 when they began to down-rank unencrypted sites.Site
If it's cheaper and quicker to setup a dot com domain name, then some people might ask why choose a dot ie address for your company domain name? For starters, if you are an Irish Company operating mainly in Ireland a dot ie address can come across as much more credible and advantageous from a
Personally I cannot understand why medium to large sized Irish companies continue to use Eircom, Indigo, Gmail, etc email addresses. For that matter, I rarely understand why anyone starting a business would give this a seconds thought.