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Indymedia Ireland Mailing Lists and Contact Addresses

This document includes brief details of all the Indymedia contact addresses and mailing lists used by the sub-groups to do their work.

Note All mailing list addresses are followed by @lists.indymedia.org - Follow the links below to join

Working Group Mailing Lists
List Description
imc-ireland This is the general mailing list for the Indymedia Ireland Internet Collective where we take decisions and discuss issues of general importance to the site. Formal Proposals can be submitted to this list, according to our constitution and our guide to writing formal proposals. This list is strictly moderated to ensure that messages are constructive and relevant to the running of the web-site and the publication of independent media in Ireland.
imc-ireland-editorial Mailing list for newswire moderation working group - mainly concerned with hiding articles and comments in breach of the editorial guidelines and resectioning it.
imc-ireland-features Mailing list for the feature preparation working group - creating features for front page.
imc-ireland-promo(Outreach) Mailing list for outreach and documentation working group - Indymedia PR
imc-ireland-reporters Indymedia reporters group - organising coverage of news events
imc-ireland-tech Indymedia technical working group - Maintaining the site, fixing bugs and keeping Oscailt chugging
imc-ireland-list-moderation Indymedia Ireland List Administrators - Maintaining the email lists, keeping them free from spam and ensuring that the list guidelines are adhered to.
imc-ireland-newswire Notification list which records all newswire moderator actions (No Discussion)
imc-ireland-website-changes Notification list which records all technical changes to the site (including documentation)

For further information on the purpose of these lists, please see our Working Groups Structure and ensure that you familiarise yourself with the Mailing List Guidelines before signing up to join any of the mailing lists.


In addition to these working lists, we also have the following discussion lists not linked to any particular working group. Many of these lists have been inactive for some time, but you are invited to sign up and see if you can get a conversation going.

Other Mailing Lists
List Description
imc-ireland-gaeilge Irish Language discussion list
imc-ireland-video Video Discussion List.
imc-irl-photo Photography Discussion List.
imc-ireland-support Support / Fundraising Discussion List

Finally, we have several contact addresses, which allow people to contact our working groups without having to sign up to the lists.

Contact Addresses
Addresses @indymedia.ie Description
moderators@ Newswire Moderators (responsible for editing and hiding newswire posts)
listadmins@ Email List Administrators (deal with problems with the email lists)
features@ Email here to comment on features or to propose an article as a feature
techies@ Technical Working Group
help@ Outreach Working Group
research@ Confidential address for sending sensitive news to

Please remember that all mail sent to all of these addresses, with the exception of research will be publicly archived on the Internet

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