Wikimedia Community Ireland is taking part in Feminism and Folklore 2024. Join Us in Celebrating Women in Irish Folklore!

Feminism and Folklore is an exciting initiative dedicated to highlighting the contributions of women in Irish folklore. We invite you to be a part of this collaborative effort aimed at bridging the gender gap in online knowledge dissemination.

What is Feminism and Folklore 2024?

Feminism and Folklore 2024 is a groundbreaking program focused on enriching the representation of women in Irish folklore on platforms like Wikipedia. Our mission is to amplify the voices of women in Irish folklore by creating, expanding, and enhancing Wikipedia articles related to their stories and contributions.

For the month of February we are running an Online Editathon. Anyone can join at anytime! You can sign up here.

Banshee, W.H. Brooke, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

How Can You Get Involved?

  • Create Articles: Be a pioneer in showcasing the remarkable women of Irish folklore by creating new Wikipedia articles dedicated to their stories.
  • Expand Existing Articles: Dive deeper into the narratives of Irish folklore by enriching existing articles with more detailed information about women’s lives and contributions.
  • Improve Citations: Enhance the credibility of Wikipedia articles by adding accurate citations and references, ensuring the information is well-supported.
  • Upload Images: Bring the stories to life by uploading relevant images, illustrations, or photographs that enhance the visual representation of women in Irish folklore.
  • Contribute to Wikidata: Help build a comprehensive database by adding information about Irish women in folklore to Wikidata, ensuring it’s easily accessible and interconnected within the Wikimedia ecosystem.

    Macha, Stephen Reid, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Why Join Us?

By participating in Feminism and Folklore 2024, you’ll be contributing to a more inclusive and accurate portrayal of cultural heritage while celebrating the rich tapestry of women in Irish folklore. Your contributions will make a meaningful impact in bridging the gender gap in knowledge and ensuring a more inclusive and comprehensive portrayal of cultural heritage.

Get Started Today!

Join us on this exciting journey to celebrate and document the vibrant narratives of women in Irish folklore. Together, let’s make history by ensuring their stories are heard and remembered for generations to come.

Sign up now and be a part of Feminism and Folklore 2024!

Fáilte go Feminism and Folklore 2024, tionscnamh comhoibríoch atá dírithe ar an bhearna inscne a líonadh in ailt Vicipéide agus ionadaíocht na mban i mbéaloideas na hÉireann a shaibhriú. Tugann an clár seo cuireadh do rannpháirtithe cur go gníomhach leis an Vicipéid trí ailt a bhaineann le mná na hÉireann sa bhéaloideas a chruthú, a fheabhsú agus a leathnú, chun léiriú níos cuimsithí den oidhreacht chultúrtha a chinntiú.

Tríd an gclár Feminism and Folklore 2024, tá sé mar aidhm againn guthanna na mban i mbéaloideas na hÉireann a mhéadú, ag cothú léiriú níos cuimsithí agus níos cruinne ar an oidhreacht chultúrtha ar Vicipéid. Is tábhachtach an méid a chuireann tú isteach, agus le chéile, is féidir linn tionchar suntasach a imirt chun an bhearna inscne i scaipeadh eolais ar líne a líonadh. Bígí linn ar an aistear seo chun taipéis shaibhir na mban i mbéaloideas na hÉireann a cheiliúradh agus a dhoiciméadú!

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