Westminster Wikipedia spree


Where Éamon de Valera die? In Ireland or in the Republic of Ireland, or both?

Earlier Friday, his Wikipedia entry said he died in Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland. As of lunch has been changed to say that it is dead in the Republic of Ireland.Who was Eamonn de Valera?

Wikipedia showed the changes had been made from an IP address that could be traced to the House of Commons.

Minutes later, he was “restored” by another user.

Changes to Wikipedia made by a member of parliament for the IP address are published to a Twitter account, the Parliament WikiEdits.

However, it is not clear who the individual or individuals behind the changes.

The change was noticed by Irish-language news site tuairisc.ie.

Writer Bram Stoker’s voice was also well taken care of. The Dracula author and place of birth was changed by Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, it is technically correct.

Fellow novelist James Joyce’s entry has been amended to clarify that when he was born in 1882, in what is now the Republic of Ireland was then a part of the United Kingdom. He died in Paris, France. The irish Free State and the civil war

While the term Republic of Ireland is often used to distinguish the southern Irish state, Northern Ireland, his real name is simply Ireland or in the Irish language Éire.

Samuel Beckett, George Bernard Shaw, John Redmond, W. T. Cosgrave had their place of birth clarified the mystery of the editor or the editor.

What is an IP address?

An ip address is a number assigned to a particular internet connection

It is a string of numbers unique

In a multi-device household the IP address is assigned to a router, and all devices use the same address

The IP addresses can be static, meaning a permanent internet address or dynamic-a temporary address that is assigned each time a computer or device to access the internet

Irish rebel leader Michael Collins, was famously killed at Bealnablath in County Cork during Ireland and the civil war.

The location of his death was changed from Ireland to the irish Free State, is technically correct.

A number of other changes on various aspects of Irish and British history have been made from the same IP address Friday morning.

Most of these changes were then re-modified by another user, to their original formulation.