(sorry about the belated thought)

Are there any Irish Wikimedians subscribed to the cultural-partners list,
where all things GLAMourous are discussed?  It looks as though the NLI is
enlightened enough to explore some possible collaboration with.

Cheers,

   Asaf

On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 2:27 AM, Oliver Moran <wiki...@yahoo.ie> wrote:

> I sent the following email to i...@nli.ie to say 'thank you':
>
> Hi,
>
> I would just like to drop you a word on behalf of the Wikimedia community
> in Ireland. As you may know, Wikimedia is an international foundation that
> aims to produce high-quality, free educational content through the
> collaboration of tens of thousands of volunteers worldwide. The most famous
> example of a Wikimedia project is Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
>
> A contributor to our mailing list has pointed out the National Library of
> Ireland initiative to make copyright-free images from your collection
> easily available online through Flickr.
>
> Thank you for doing this! These kinds of initiatives are a treasure trove
> for those working on Wikimedia projects. It is genuinely wonderful that the
> NLI is leading the way in Ireland with an initiative such as this. I can
> promise you that "Wikimedians" the length and breadth of Ireland and
> worldwide will be applying these images to good use on Wikimedia projects
> for years to come.
>
> Yours,
> Oliver Moran
>
> I hope this is OK with everyone here and sums up the feelings of the
> community.
>
> Best,
> Oliver
>
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* David Gerard <dger...@gmail.com>
> *To:* Wikimedia IE <wikimediaie@lists.wikimedia.org>
> *Sent:* Thursday, 2 June 2011, 12:22:06
>
> *Subject:* Re: [Wikimedia IE] National Library of Ireland makes
> photographs available
>
> On 2 June 2011 11:25, Gabriel Beecham <gabriel_beec...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > Just a general notice for Ireland-related Wikimedia project participants:
> > the National Library of Ireland has begun adding content to the "Commons"
> > section of Flickr.
> >
> http://blog.flickr.net/en/2011/06/01/welcome-the-national-library-of-ireland-to-the-commons/
> > http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland
>
>
> Do we have anyone in .ie liaising with the NLI on behalf of (whatever
> portion of) Wikimedia? Even to say "wonderful, please keep it up" :-)
>
>
> - d.
>
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    Asaf Bartov
    Wikimedia Foundation
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