FROM SPACE.

Talk about being on the map. Dublin Mini Maker Faire 2012 was visible FROM SPACE. No joke – the epic day of making that was Dublin Mini Maker Faire was big, but even we didn’t know it would get picked up on Apple’s maps app. Now we could take credit and say we launched a […]

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OPEN CALL 2013

Calling all Makers ! We have opened our call for this year’s Dublin Mini MakerFaire. The call is seeking all sorts of people, from the high tech to total abstract inventions. All the details of the call are available here. If you have any questions or suggestions of who we should get leave a comment.


Meet Up and Make: Jan 16th, Science Gallery 1

Time to get making again! That’s right, meet up and make with the Maker Faire team, other makers, and learn about what’s in store for Dublin Mini Maker Faire 2013. We’re getting together on Wednesday January 16th at Science Gallery from 6-7pm. We’ll have a few nibbles, a bit of hands-on fun, and run through […]


BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

The Young Scientist kicks off this week in the RDS with over 550 projects to be showcased. The RDS will become a hive for all things science. It’s a great show to get an insight into pioneering ideas and projects the students have come up with. The exhibition is open to the public from 1.30 pm on Thursday 10th of January.


Call for Makers: Dublin Mini Maker Faire 2013

Early warning all ye makers! The Dublin Mini Maker Faire call for makers will open on January 16th, 2013 (pending license approval from O’Reilly).  If you are a member of a hackerspace, men’s shed, university, club, laboratory, blacksmithery, or submersible evil lair and would like some flyers and posters to help you spread the word, get […]

Dublin Mini Maker Faire Open call launches Jan 16th, 2013

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Fab Studio Opens in Dublin

Fab Studio ( formally Fab Lab Dublin) have just opened their new studio on Dawson Street, Dublin 2. They will be offering 3D printing, laser cutting and CNC milling to everyone through a mail-order service. We love to see makers get more access to these kinds of great tools. Also in the new year they have plans to run 3D Drawing […]


Maker Faire UK

Maker Faire UK is back this year after a one year hiatus. This faire is set to be the biggest maker event in all the UK this year.  The event hopes to have 300 makers and is a huge crowd drawer. It takes place on April 27/28 in Newcastle. They have opened their call for makers, which […]

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Future of Making: Join the Conversation

Future of Making: Join the Conversation is an evening of curated talks. It is an opportunity for discussion between makers, designers and crafters. The talks will come from a wide range of groups Crafts Council of Ireland, FabLab Dublin, National College of Art & Design, Makeshop, Science Gallery, Tog  and Dublin Mini Makerfaire. We plan to give a round up of this year’s faire and a sneck preview of some of our plans […]


We Want Your Feedback!

Hello our maker friends! There is no rest for the wicked is would seem. We  are already busy organising a bigger and better Dublin Mini Makerfaire for 2013 (ah we love it really!) In order to help us know what worked and what didn’t this year, we need your help! If you attended the Faire, […]


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Dublin Mini Maker Faire 2012 Recap

Dublin Mini Maker Faire blew away all our expectations - and we hope you felt the same.  In the end, we had over 5,500 attendees between 10am and 6pm.  There were spaceships, robots, sugru and arduinos, crochet, submarines, and much more.  For a tiny snapshot of the day, here’s a video that sums up the experience pretty […]