Meet the Maker – Fun with recycled materials

Fun with recycled materials – Eszter Hatala Her name is Eszter Hatala. She is a Hungarian artist based in Maynooth. All of her work is about using discarded materials such as broken glass, tiles, eggshell, newspaper and so on. She believes crafting is good for the soul and using discarded materials is great for the […]

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Meet the Maker – Open Source Drum Kit

Mike Hibbett – Open Source Drum Kit Although this is his first Dublin Maker, Mike is no stranger to the Trinity College campus – he virtually lives in the Science Gallery Cafe at the weekends, where he finds inspiration for writing his column on microprocessor design in the magazine Everyday Practical Electronics.  “I was moved […]


Meet the Maker – Makeshop

  Make Shop is a collaborative workshop space where you can learn everything from electronics to DIY robotics, from origami to sewing. It’s for everyone from novices to advanced makers for kids and grown up kids alike – the only thing you need to get involved is a curious mind and a yearning to make […]

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Meet the Maker – Stoney CNC

CNC Systems Empower your design Ideas Picture a machine that lets you turn any design idea you have into reality in a matter of minutes… in a variety of materials? Picture the ability to go from idea to design and through to part prototype and all in one afternoon? The reality of a CNC controlled […]


Meet the Maker – Fantastic Feathers

Aoife Harrison Design This is Aoife’s first time at Dublin Maker event and she is very excited to be demonstrating some hat making skills. Aoife loves teaching Millinery classes and teaches a range of classes in her studio nearby on Fitzwilliam Street Upper. “People have a fear of hats” she said, “I want to show […]

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Meet the Maker – PedalSketch

 PedalSketch was borne of the vision that anyone, no matter their age or ability, can be an artist. We decided to use the most commonplace, familiar object we could think of, a bicycle, and allow people to create art just by cycling. The brakes, speed, and steering are all measured by an arduino which is […]


Meet the Maker – The Wind Up Toy Chronicles

The Wind Up Toy Chronicles – Duncan Gough I came to the first Dublin Maker  a few years ago, and together with Leila Johnston with ran the StoryMaker table, putting together LED throwies and sock puppets. Our day was pretty hectic, and before we knew it everything was gone – turned into sock puppets. This […]

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Meet the Maker – Doggy Internet Treater

Doggy Internet Treater My name is Brendan Brohan and I’ve recently become a Maker at the age of 56. As a youngster I was a tinkerer with a curious mind and my best Christmas presents were always things like chemistry sets and electronic kits (Denshi blocks, anyone?). Taking things apart and putting them (hopefully) back […]


Meet the Maker – LoveLace

Re-Inventing Handmade Lace – Fiona Harrington Ireland has a strong history of Handmade Lace. It was introduced here as a means of creating employment after the Great Famine. At the turn of the 20th century, it was the second largest industry in the country employing hundreds of women. It was bought by aristocracy and royalty, […]

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New Logo

Ta-dah! We can finally unveil our brand new logo for Dublin Maker. We want to thank all the makers who helped us choose our new logo. Special thanks to Andreea Wade and Brandalism for their fabulous designs.  We feel our new logo really captures Dublin Maker, which is a celebration of makers and their wonderful […]