A free online encyclopedia with over 16 million articles. The content is user generated and can be edited by anyone with access to the site. Wikipedia was launched in 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger.
# wikipedia - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
Yes, Ballindangan is a pretty special place.
# wikipedia - Wednesday 11 December, 2013
Justin Bieber is all the way down at number 8,633. Thank GOD.
# wikipedia - Saturday 19 October, 2013
Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.
# wikipedia - Friday 6 September, 2013
Is this an attempt to psych out the Swedes tonight?
# wikipedia - Wednesday 10 July, 2013
*Ok, Adrian Carton de Wiart is not exactly Irish, but he’s got our blood in him. And he sounds like quite a guy.
# wikipedia - Friday 14 June, 2013
# wikipedia - Saturday 26 January, 2013
Have you ever sent a ‘tvuít’ about the ‘tarrtháil’?
# wikipedia - Saturday 5 January, 2013
Authors of the study believe it is the site’s own rules that is impacting contributor numbers.
# wikipedia - Friday 28 December, 2012
A social media site was the topic most people wanted to look up. But which one was it?
# wikipedia - Tuesday 21 August, 2012
# wikipedia - Monday 25 June, 2012
The 24-year-old student faces up to 10 years in prison for setting up a website called TVShack, which linked to television shows.
# wikipedia - Wednesday 14 March, 2012
The 32-volume print edition will be no more: once the current stock of printed books is exhausted, it’s going digital-only.
# wikipedia - Thursday 19 January, 2012
Paul Quigley, co-founder of a site which tracks the sharing of news stories through social media, warns that changes in Irish legislation could shut down any site that ‘interacts’ with the internet.
# wikipedia - Wednesday 18 January, 2012
The #irishfactsaboutwikipedia hashtag has been trending worldwide this afternoon. Here’s our country’s revised history.
How to get around its internet blackout, if you want…
Sites such as Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing are taking part in an ‘internet blackout’ today.
# wikipedia - Tuesday 17 January, 2012
The future of the controversial bill SOPA looks uncertain after White House criticism, but the protest is going ahead.
# wikipedia - Monday 9 January, 2012
A spokesman later clarified that the biographies that had been sent to journalists were unofficial and had been issued in haste.
# wikipedia - Wednesday 4 January, 2012
More than one million people worldwide contributed to the world’s leading online encyclopedia.
# wikipedia - Friday 5 August, 2011
Administrators of the Internet’s fifth most visited website are working to simplify the way users can contribute and edit material.
# wikipedia - Thursday 28 April, 2011
Users on the free-to-edit encyclopaedia edit the articles of people alleged to have been involved in extramarital affairs.