Wiki Science 2021

The photo and image competition, Wiki Science, is now open for uploads! This year there are 7 categories: People in science, Microscopy imagesNon-photographic mediaImage sets, Wildlife and nature, Astronomy, and a General category. In Ireland we also award an 8th prize for an image depicting Women in STEM. The competition is open until 15 December, and as Science Week is in full swing – why not take some photos and be in with a chance of winning prizes? Here you can see the winning images from 20192018 and 2017Upload here!

Wiki Loves Monuments 2021

Thank you to everyone who took part in Wiki Loves Monuments Ireland 2021! Our judges are working hard to select the top ten winning images, and we will be announcing those winners by the end of the month. Good luck everyone!

Virtual events

We have moved our monthly editing events in TOG Hackerspace online to Discord, so join us on Wednesday 24 November from 7-9pm. You can learn about Wikipedia, as well as Wikimedia Commons, Wikidata and all the other sister projects. RSVP on Meetup to get the link to the TOG Discord server.

To get a reminder about this and other upcoming events sign up on the TOG Meetup page, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

Twitch Wikipedia editing at lunchtime

Rebecca is continuing her twice weekly Twitch Wikipedia editing live stream every Monday and Wednesday at lunchtime, exploring the wider world of Wikipedia. As always, if you have anything you’d like covered during the streams, or have any questions or queries, let her know!

Get involved!

If you, your group, or organisation want to run a virtual Wikimedia workshop, we can provide a Zoom space in which we can hold an editing or other workshop for you and your colleagues.

Or if you would like to attend our monthly online meetings, one the second Tuesday of the month from 7pm, get in touch at wikimediaireland[at]gmail.com

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