Meet The Maker: Dalriada Robotics 1

What happens when a group of kids come together ? They create robots that can take over the world ? Not quite but close enough. We delighted to add the robotics club from Dalriada Grammar School, Ballymoney.  The build a range of robots using different hardware from Raspberry Pi to  Lego NXT.  They will be showcasing a range of robots […]


Meet The Maker: AnalysIR 3

Ever wondered what your Tv remote is doing ? or how it communicates with your TV. AnalyIR have taken this a whole new level. They are working on a feature rich IR analyzer & decoder for windows using an Arduino. At maker faire they will be showing some cool demos of what you can do with IR. […]


Meet the Maker: Donnacha Cahill 2

Donnacha Cahill is a sculptor from  Athenry in Co Galway who specialises  in metal. He will be giving a demo working with hot metal using a forge at this years Maker Faire. By nature I like to make things. I don’t know why, life would be a lot easier and straight forward if I didn’t but I’m […]

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Meet the Maker: Fabri-con 3

Fabri-con created by 3DDave at the start of 2013, Fbari-con is a group of people who own 3D printers or are interested in 3d printing. Every 3 month there is a meetup and the people bring their printers along to chat and show off their printers aswell as if there people who are having problems with their […]


Meet the Maker: The Bedroom Laboratory 1

We’re engineering geeks and proud to be so. Unfortunately we have been armchair geeks, looking at the unbelievable projects from the maker faires and hackadays of this world from a misty eyed distance saying “wow that project is cool!” We needed encouragement so we decided to setup the bedroom laboratory to get a group of […]

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Makers List 5

We have published our list of makers for this year’s faire. We have all sorts this year. 3D Printers, Dancing Shoes, brewers, hackers, robots, lasers, inventors, storytellers, music makers, artists, crafts  . . . . . . It’s a big list this year. We will be introducing some of them in more details with our Meet The Maker […]


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We have created a number of twitter lists for this year’s faire. Makers : All of this year’s makers. Supporters : The groups and organisations that make the faire happen. Sponsors : The companies that provide financial and in kind sponsorship for the faire.  Partners : Our partner in crime for making Dublin experience science again.  Organisers : The people that make the faire happen. Our event Hashtag is […]


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It’s a Sign 4

  Our posters are now up all over the city. If you see me do tweet a pic with #DMMF in it.


Meet the Maker: T-shock 1

T-shock (not to be confused with An Taoiseach) creates humorous, subversive designs with an Irish flavour. Some of these are just for fun and some appear on a range of products. T-shock produces Irish t-shirts, badges, posters and other stuff all of which are designed and printed in Ireland. T-shock also provide a custom badge […]


Meet The Maker: Frankensteiny Shoes 2

Do you ever want to let your shoes do the walking ? Angie Duignan has created an interactive, automated pair of shoes. Using Arduino, servo motors and a photo sensor the interactive automated shoes are instilled with a sense of identity/personality through the use of movement. The shoes comes to life only through interaction from the public. On […]