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If you are interested in attending Wikimedia events in Ireland, or want to keep track of what's going on in the Irish World of Wiki, join the Wikimedia Community Ireland Mailing List now! Everybody is welcome!

This is a page dedicated to the social development of Wikipedians based, born, reared, schooled, working, visiting or holidaying in the island of Ireland. Events are primarily organised by the local User Group, Wikimedia Community Ireland.

Interested editors should subscribe to the Wikimedia Ireland mailing list, follow the group on Twitter, Facebook, or Meetup.

You can find the details of the past discussions surrounding the creation Wikimedia Ireland chapter.

Meet ups[edit]

Wikimedia Community Ireland is now an officially recognised user group with regular events. If you would like to become more involved with administration of the Working Group, please get in touch with Shannon or Rebecca.

The next meet up takes place in Cork on 13 September 2018. Please come along.

Past meetups[edit]

Here are some of the past meetups of Wikimedians in Ireland. You can find details of other past events in Ireland here.

February 2015[edit]

  • Members of the Working Group will attending and speaking at the CESI Annual Conference in Galway on 28 February. He will be speaking about using Wikipedia in Education. Go to the following website for more information [1]
  • On 14 February we will be hosting an Introduction to Wikipedia/WWI edit-a-thon at Collins Barracks in Dublin. For more information on the Event Page

March 2015[edit]

  • We have planned our first social meetup since being recognised as a User Group. As we hope to run more events, I have created a separate page for it and will add links to the various social networks as they are created. You can find details here: Wikipedia:Meetup/Ireland 2

Possible meet-up early 2012[edit]

Preliminary discussion at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Ireland#Proposal for a meet-up - all very welcome! to gauge interest and consider possible location and date. Responses should be posted there for the moment please. RashersTierney (talk) 13:49, 12 January 2012 (UTC)[reply]

Dublin looking the most likely venue for now. Thoughts? RashersTierney (talk) 01:48, 20 January 2012 (UTC)[reply]

December 3, 2010[edit]

When: 7:00pm, Friday, 3 December, 2010
Where: O'Connell's pub, 29 Sth. Richmond St., Dublin (near Portobello Bridge, LUAS stop Charlemont)

An informal meet-up is planned for this evening, starting in O'Connell's, which is quiet at this time and conducive to chatting. There is no set agenda, but if anyone would like to discuss any particular topic(s) they would be more than welcome.

Any Wikipedians (and friends) attending can avail of free entrance to a fund-raising concert for Haiti, headlined by Niamh Parsons, a few doors up in the Portobello Hotel, from 9:00 pm, and the nite-club later on.

There are at least half-a-dozen restaurants on Richmond St., and twice as many on the other side of the bridge, in case anyone gets the munchies.

If anyone has any questions, or would like to play or sing at the concert, please feel free to contact Hohenloh +

  • Sounds great Hohenloh. Count me in. If any 'regular' intends travelling from outside Dublin for this and needs a 'billet', drop me a line at my TP and I'll see if I can help out RashersTierney (talk) 14:54, 4 November 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  • Count me in as well, Hohenloh. I'll spare you my singing voice but I'll bring a kazoo along just in case a string breaks on your guitar :-) --RA (talk) 13:59, 6 November 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  • Give my best to O'Connell's and have a great evening. Too little notice and too far to travel unfortunately ... Fmph (talk) 12:20, 1 December 2010 (UTC)[reply]

September 25, 2010[edit]

When: 2:00pm, 25th September, 2010
Where: Kingston Hotel, Dún Laoghaire

A meet up is planned for the Dún Laoghaire on September 25th. The plan as as follows:

Ask at reception for the Wikipedia meet up. If you can't find the Kingston Hotel, Clem McGann will wait at the steeple of the Mariners' Church (the National Maritime Museum), which is close by but visible from around the town and bring you along to the hotel.

Dún Laoghaire has easy connections to Dublin city centre by bus and DART as well as mainline rail so it should be reasonably accessible to all.

October 6th, 2009[edit]

When: 6th September, 2009
Where: The Spire, Dublin