If you know a hierarchy which is not listed in these pages or if you have more up-to-date information about an existing hierarchy, please send a mail to email@example.com or post to news.admin.hierarchies so that these pages can be updated.
A text-only version of that page can also be retrieved for a control access file, PGP keys and a checkgroups. Full files are also available.
Actions since May 2003: none
Newsgroups: [check raw logs if your checkgroups differs from the one below]
ie.announce Important announcements in Ireland. ie.checkgroups Posting of checkgroups messages for Ireland's ie.*. ie.comp Discussion and help on computing in Ireland ie.forsale Items for sale within Ireland ie.general Generals discussions for Ireland. ie.jobs Job offerings in Ireland. ie.news.group New news groups discussion for ie.*. ie.politics Discussion of all aspects of Irish politics ie.test For testing within Ireland.
You can display information about up to 30 hierarchies in the row by loading a web page of the form:
http://usenet.trigofacile.com/hierarchies/index.py?see=COMP,HUMANITIES,MISC,NEWS,REC,SCI,SOC,TALK (example for the Big 8).
Information in these pages comes from INN's control.ctl, ftp.isc.org newsgroups file, the list of PGP public keys for newsgroup administration and the logs of control messages.
You might also want to read the Usenet hierarchy administration FAQ.