Are you curious about the world of Wikipedia editing and also looking for an outlet to use your cúpla focal? Seachtain na Gaeilge is the perfect time to dive in and explore the magic of contributing to the world’s largest online encyclopedia and it’s smaller Irish-medium counterpart, Vicipéid.

Wikimedia Community Ireland welcomes new users to join our Edit-a-thon, a fantastic opportunity to get involved in the Open Knowledge Movement, the Irish Wiki community and also get involved in events for Seachtain na Gaeilge.

How to Get Involved:

If you’re new to Wikipedia/Vicipéid editing, worry not! Our Eagaratón (Edit-a-thon) provides information on how to edit, write, and engage with the community. Visit the dashboard to discover more and get started! The dashboard training links will give you access to guides and help get you started.

Types of Contributions:

  • Article Creation: Feel inspired to create new Wikipedia articles? We encourage participants to share their knowledge by creating fresh content.
  • Article Expansion: Existing articles can be enriched with more in-depth information and valuable contributions.
  • Citation and Reference Improvement: Enhance the credibility of Wikipedia articles by adding accurate citations and references, ensuring the information is well-supported.
  • Image Uploads: Complement textual content by uploading relevant images, illustrations, or photographs that enhance visual representations.
  • Wikidata Contributions: Dive into Wikidata by adding information, ensuring that data is easily accessible and interconnected within the broader Wikimedia ecosystem.

Stay Connected:

For more information on our Seachtain na Gaeilge events, check out our website and make sure to follow along on social media! Don’t miss the chance to be part of the Open Knowledge Movement and contribute to the wealth of information on Wikipedia & Vicipéíd.

Contact Us:

Have questions or need assistance? Reach out to Amy, our Irish Language Officer, at oifigeach.gaeilge@wikimedia.ie

Bígí linn!