To set up an email account in the email client Thunderbird, please see the following steps. If you do not know your current email password, please visit this link for instructions on how to reset it. You can download Thunderbird using this link.

In Thunderbird, click on the menu icon in the top right > New > Existing Mail Account.

  • Your Name: Your name
  • Email address: The full email address
  • Password: The email account password

Click Manual config.

  • Incoming: Servers hostname (in the form ‘LHxx.dnsireland.com’, see below* for more information)
  • Incoming Port: 993
  • SSL: SSL/TLS
  • Authentication: Normal Password
  • Outgoing: Servers hostname (in the form ‘LHxx.dnsireland.com’, see below* for more information)
  • Outgoing Port:  465
  • SSL: SSL/TLS
  • Authentication: Normal Password
  • Username: Your full email address

Click Done.

Click on the Inbox to sync your mail.

 

*NB: To find out the correct hostname to enter (which replaces ‘LHxx.dnsireland.com’ from above), enter your domain name (without WWW) and click Lookup!

If you require further information/assistance on this, please submit a ticket and a member of the team will be happy to assist further.