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What is a Hackerspace / Makerspace?

Hackerspace / Makerspace A hackerspace or makerspace are community operated workspaces where people with common interests, often in software, machining, engineering, technology, education, science, art, electronics, fabrication or craft can socialise and collaborate. These shared spaces give members a  place to be creative and work on their projects in an environment that is inspiring and […]

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Meet the Maker – TOG

TOG Dublin Hackerspace TOG is a hackerspace based in the centre of Dublin, Ireland. It is a shared space where members have a place to be creative and work on their projects in an environment that is both inspiring and supportive of both new and old technologies. We will be showcasing project created by members […]


Meet the Maker – RoboSlam

RoboSlam – Ted Burke & Damon Berry RoboSlam is an ultra low-cost robot building workshop for beginners – a rapid introduction to building robots using “real” electronic components. Our mission is to create a recipe for an incredibly inexpensive robot (our target is €10) that’s easy to build and easy to teach others to build. […]

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Meet the Maker – South East Maker Space

South East Maker Space The South East Makerspace is a social group of like minded people based in the South East of   Ireland dedicated to providing a communal space for club members and their guests to create   new projects based on technology, art, multimedia, electronics, engineering and science. Formed by a core group of 14 […]


Meet the Maker – Lightbox Lab

Lightbox Lab – North East Maker Space Lightbox Lab (North East Maker Space) is a planned collaborative space for the Louth and Meath area where you can learn everything from electronics to coding and more.  Set up in 2012 we are a small group who dream big and like to get together weekly to build and […]

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Meet the Maker – RevBio

Revolution Bioengineering was started to make biotechnology beautiful.  We are plant scientists fascinated by biotechnology, but we know that it can be intimidating and difficult to understand. What if you had your very own piece of biotechnology that you could care for and grow? We’re developing flowers that change color throughout the day, from red […]


Meet the Maker – 3Rocky Pi 1

3Rocky Pi 1 - Michael Beakey The idea was to create an internet/WiFi radio with the following objectives: -low latency for changing channels  – ability to change channels with a single button push – a radio interface that responds to interaction (a bit like the needle on vintage radios that reacts as the dial is moved) […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]