18 Jul 2021
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Dublin Maker 2021 – Looking Back

Dublin Maker ran its first successful all virtual Maker festival on Saturday, June 19th. With over 40 exhibits showcasing live demos, pre-recorded videos, posters to check out, and of course, the most important part, meeting the Makers themselves. Over 300 people signed up to wander around our virtual Maker festival. Thank you all who joined … Continue reading →Dublin Maker 2021 – Looking Back
12 Jul 2021
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Looking Back as Maker Advocate

Hai, everybody! Vicky here, writing about my reflection looking back as a member of the Dublin Maker team as their Maker Advocate. My role wrapped at the end of June and it’s been over 2 years since I joined the Dublin Maker Team as their Maker Advocate especially since my review blog post on life … Continue reading →Looking Back as Maker Advocate
06 Apr 2021
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Dublin Maker Open Call 2021

Dublin Maker will be held on Saturday June 19th and Sunday June 20th in our special 2-day virtual festival on the grounds of our Dublin Maker Gather Town!  It is a free to attend, community-driven event. The festival takes the form of a “show and tell” experience where inventors/makers are sourced through an open call, and will have an … Continue reading →Dublin Maker Open Call 2021
08 Mar 2021
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The Dublin Maker Podcast S2E6: Amanda Jolliffe & Microsoft Dreamspace

In this episode we talk to Amanda Jolliffe from Microsoft Dreamspace where she brings us on her journey from her role in Dreamspace through to all the various activities that happened in the space before the Covid-19 lockdown came to their virtually hosted events including a TV programme broadcasted nationally! About Amanda:Amanda Jolliffe is DreamSpace Lead in … Continue reading →The Dublin Maker Podcast S2E6: Amanda Jolliffe & Microsoft Dreamspace
18 Feb 2021

The Dublin Maker Podcast S2E4 – Dr. Rebecca O’Neill & Wikimedia Ireland

In this episode, joining us (Vicky Twomey-Lee and Jeffrey Roe) for a chat is Dr. Rebecca O’Neill, telling us all about her role in Wikimedia Community Ireland, how to contribute to Wikipedia, and rest of Wikimedia’s family. And why people should also contribute to Wikipedia. What is “Women in Red”? Plus Rebecca is looking for … Continue reading →The Dublin Maker Podcast S2E4 – Dr. Rebecca O’Neill & Wikimedia Ireland
12 Feb 2021

Dublin Maker Town Hall

Dublin Maker Festival is going virtual this summer. We would like to invite our Maker community and friends to hear about your experiences and suggestions on how we can make this year’s event as memorable, engaging and interactive as past Dublin Makers. Have you attended a Maker-related event in the past year? What are your … Continue reading →Dublin Maker Town Hall
21 Jan 2021

ASSESSMAKE 21 Inaugural Multiplier Event for Educators and Makers

It’s Vicky here from Dublin Maker. I’m excited to announce that we are hosting a new event as a partner of a new Erasmus+ project called ASSESSMAKE21. This inaugural Multiplier event is for Educators, Makers, Makerspace facilitators and anyone involved in Maker activities. When: Thu Jan 28 2021 at 12:00 to 14:00 Details: assessmake21-ireland-multiplier.eventbrite.ie The event aims … Continue reading →ASSESSMAKE 21 Inaugural Multiplier Event for Educators and Makers
13 Jan 2021
Dublin Maker Podcast with Mark Pickering

The Dublin Maker Podcast S2E3: Jellyfish, punk microscopy & Making with Mark Pickering (Jellylab UCD)

In this episode we talk to Mark Pickering from Jellylab (UCD). Co-hosts are Tomas Ward and Vicky Twomey-Lee. Mark is no stranger to Dublin Maker festival and also was one of our Maker-a-Day during Science Week 2020.  We will be talking about how anyone can be a researcher at home and behind the scenes on how … Continue reading →The Dublin Maker Podcast S2E3: Jellyfish, punk microscopy & Making with Mark Pickering (Jellylab UCD)
16 Dec 2020

Dublin Maker partners in Erasmus+ Programme – ASSESSMAKE21

📢 We are delighted to announce that Dublin Maker (and DCU) is a partner on an Erasmus+ Programme called ASSESSMAKE21 (thanks to Mairéad Hurley from Science Gallery Dublin for connecting us to Learnovate who is the main drive of the project). Maker Advocate, Vicky Twomey-Lee will be point of contact on behalf of Dublin Maker. … Continue reading →Dublin Maker partners in Erasmus+ Programme – ASSESSMAKE21
15 Dec 2020

Winners of the Christmas Decoration Competition

Dublin Maker, Benchspace Cork and TOG Hackerspace would like to thank everyone who supported and took part in our joint Christmas Decoration Competition. A big thanks to the judges besides myself: Meg “Without a Stitch” David Scannell It was quite a difficult decision, we’ve had over 104 amazing festive entries and after careful consideration by … Continue reading →Winners of the Christmas Decoration Competition