Meet the Maker: TOG

Meet TOG, Dublin’s hackerspace. TOG will be showing off a wide range of electronic and craft projects on Saturday as well as running the “learn to solder” area. TOG is a hackerspace based in Dublin City Centre. It is a shared space where members can have a place to be creative and work on their projects in an […]

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Meet the Maker: Sugru

We love Sugru. Sugru loves makers. Simple Check out the video below to find out what Sugru is all about. As an added bonus Jane Ni Dhulchaointigh the inventor of Sugru (which TIME Magazine named one of the 50 best inventions of 2010) will be giving a talk during the faire (4-5pm, in Paccar theatre, Science […]

Meet the Maker: Dreampunk 1

Breandan Lane will be exhibiting Dreampunk at Dublin Mini Maker Faire. I think the video of his “reimagineered robo carousel” speaks for itself.

Meet the Maker: ALMA

Alma is an ensemble of easy to play musical instruments, a piece of music, a group music project and a way for people of all ages and musical abilities to work together to create something they couldn’t do alone. Ed Devnane has been developing instruments and techniques since early 2012 for this project, which will […]

Meet the Maker: Storymaker

Check out the video below from the Storymaker team – creative technologist Duncan Gough ( and digital producer Leila Johnston ( These fun folk are interested in exploring the relationship between performance and technology. With puppets!!! Storymaker from leila johnston on Vimeo. “We’re turning the tables on the Faire – we want to get the visitors making. We’re […]

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Meet the Maker: Fuinneamh

How big do you like your drums? It is 14ft diameter or nothing for Dublin Mini Maker Faire. It is just how we roll. Luckily the talented maker Bounce has met our strangely exact dimensional whims. Here is a video of it being warming it up and body & soul ahead of July 14th. A 14ft diameter […]

Dublin Mini Maker Faire Mentioned in Forbes Magazine

You, like us, were probably wondering when Forbes magazine were going to start the taking the whirlwind that is Dublin Mini Maker Faire seriously. Well ladies and gentlemen that time has come. Check it out we got a mention in article on “Why The Hacker Economy Will Save Your Business”.


Meet the Maker: NUI Maynooth Maker’s Club 1

Check out this video from the NUI Maynooth Maker’s Club hard at work making a montage. Great bunch of guys, who have been really active in promoting the Faire. If the stand they had at St Patrick’s Day Big Day out is anything to go by, you won’t want to miss them at Dublin Mini Maker […]

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Meet the Maker: Fiona Snow

In the lead up to Dublin Mini Maker Faire, let’s meet some of the great makers who will be at the faire: We promised there’d be lasers, and Husband and wife team Fiona Snow and Michael Mohler balance a love for accuracy and precision with a creative “flair” to make some amazing laser-cut products. Since […]