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Irish IPv6 Task Force

Ireland's IPv6 Task Force is a group made up of public and private sector representatives all seeking to promote the deployment and awareness of IPv6 under the auspices of the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (DCENR). If you want to know more see the About IPv6 section of this Irish IPv6 Task Force website that has a lay person's description of the problem, and links to shorter and longer materials for further information.

World IPv6 Launch Day, 6th June 2012

World_IPv6_launch_banner_512.png Today, major ISP's, content providers and other companies are switching on IPv6, and this time it is permanent.
World IPv6 Launch

World IPv6 Day, 8th June 2011

WORLD IPV6 DAY is 8 June 2011 – The Future is Forever
Irish IPv6 Task Force supports World IPv6 Day

IANA Allocates Last /8 IPv4 Blocks to RIRs (Fri 4th Jan 2011)

IANA has now allocated the last /8 block of IPv4 addresses in its pool to the RIRs (c.f. ICANN Press Release). To mark this occasion, the beginning of the end of available IPv4 address space, the Irish IPv6 Task Force has today released this press release, a joint press release with the IPv6 Forum. This is a good time to plan a migration to IPv6 to allow for the continued growth of the Internet.

Irish IPv6 Summit 2010 (Wed 19th May 2010)

The IPv6 Task Force held the 2nd Irish IPv6 Summit in Dublin Castle on Wed 19th May 2010. Copies of the slides and videos are now available (navigate to Event Presentations), alternatively the videos are available directly. Over one hundred delegates from Irish industry and academia met to listen to a distingusihed international panel of experts discuss the futute of the internet's key infrastructure: the internet protocol (IP) itself. You can also view photos, Twitter stream.

Irish IPv6 Summit 2009

We held an all-day event in Dublin Castle on Wednesday 28th January 2009: the Irish IPv6 Summit 2009. The agenda with links to presentation slides (PDF) and videos (Streaming) is now available Agenda. This agenda has links to online videos of the talks, and to copies of the slides.

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