30 Jul 2020
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[S1E5] The Dublin Maker Podcast: Make, Create, Innovate

In this episode, we are talking to Kate Delaney from Make, Create, Innovate about what they do, and what they’ve been up to recently. We also chatted about our mutual joy of building a 3D printer. Alongside me, my co-host for this episode is Jeffrey Roe and Tomas Ward from the Dublin Maker team. You … Continue reading →[S1E5] The Dublin Maker Podcast: Make, Create, Innovate
22 Jul 2020

[S1E4] Dublin Maker Podcast: TechSpace

In this episode we are talking to Miriam Harte and Jen Hensen from TechSpace along with my co-host Tomas Ward. More info about TechSpace: The TechSpace Programme  TechSpace is an education programme of Camara Education Ireland. TechSpace offers training, development, support and opportunities for youth organisations and schools to deliver STEAM and Digital Creativity projects. Find … Continue reading →[S1E4] Dublin Maker Podcast: TechSpace
14 Jul 2020
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[S1E3] The Dublin Podcast: The National Print Museum

In this episode we are talking to Mary Plunkett from The National Print Museum. Let’s check behind the scenes and find out about the museum and its PrintLab. We also cover the challenges they face during the Covid-19 lockdowns and what they are planning for the rest of the year (including plans for Culture Night). … Continue reading →[S1E3] The Dublin Podcast: The National Print Museum
09 Jul 2020
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[S1E2] MakerMeetIE: Bring the joy of creativity in education and beyond!

Our next episode of The Dublin Maker Podcast is up, and we (Vicky and Tomas) are chatting with MakerMeetIE’s Chris Reina, Pamela O’Brien, Hassan Dabbagh chatting about creativity in education, creative thinking and making to how Covid-19 is affecting society. You can find MakerMeetIE and updates on their upcoming plans at: https://makermeet.ie The Dublin Maker … Continue reading →[S1E2] MakerMeetIE: Bring the joy of creativity in education and beyond!
03 Jul 2020
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[S1E1] The Dublin Maker Podcast: A Chat with Crafty Nathan’s Creations

The Dublin Maker Podcast first episode is here. 🎉 🎉 🎉 We (Vicky and Jeffrey) chat with Nathan Wheeler of Crafty Nathan’s Creations from how he got started in making costumes, things he learnt along the way, and and catch some tips on making and tools used by Nathan. Crafty Nathan’s Creation on Instagram for … Continue reading →[S1E1] The Dublin Maker Podcast: A Chat with Crafty Nathan’s Creations
28 Apr 2020
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I MADE a Zine

I’ve been wanting to make a zine for awhile now. Especially when I came across Bubble Sort Zines and Julia Evan‘s Wizard Zines collection ranging from command line, linux, networking, http, bit and latest one is “How containers work”. I missed a zine workshop by Grrrlzine when they visited Dublin last year as part of the Irish Literature Festival. Ever so eager, I wanted … Continue reading →I MADE a Zine
20 Apr 2020

Countdown Timer with Circuit Playground Express and CircuitPython

Everyone has a wee song to sing to while washing your hands for 20 seconds, since I had Adafruit’s Circuit Playground Express handy, why not create a visual countdown. 👉 You will need: 1 x Circuit Playground Express (aka CPX) 1 x MicroUSB to USB cable (so the CPX can talk to your computer) Laptop Editor of … Continue reading →Countdown Timer with Circuit Playground Express and CircuitPython
14 Apr 2020
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Vicky’s First Maker Project

This week was meant to be my first time attending a Makerfaire, it was going to be in Berlin. Unfortunately it was cancelled due to COVID-19. 😢 I had a small project to demo and it was inspired by The Choosatron at Berlin Game Science Center, I had so much fun visiting it last year. … Continue reading →Vicky’s First Maker Project
30 Mar 2020
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What are you Making at home?

If you haven’t heard already, Dublin Maker festival 2020 has been postponed to Summer 2021 due to COVID-19 and the Dublin Maker team discussed and made a very hard decision, but the community’s health and safety comes first. Here’s our announcement . It might be a bit 😢 but you never know… if this COVID-19 … Continue reading →What are you Making at home?
02 Oct 2019
Dublin Maker 2019 Official Video

Dublin Maker 2019 Official Video

Did you miss Dublin Maker this year, or you want to re-live those moments again. Here’s a video highlighting moments from Dublin Maker at Merrion Square this year. We had over 60 makers showcasing their projects on the day. Check out the full list on our website. http://www.dublinmaker.ie/makers-2019/ Thanks to all our fantastic makers, volunteers … Continue reading →Dublin Maker 2019 Official Video