22 Jul 2020

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 → Dublin Maker Podcast: TechSpace
14 Jul 2020
Dublin Maker Podcast - National Print Museum

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 → The Dublin Podcast: The National Print Museum
09 Jul 2020
DM Podcast MakerMeetIE

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 → MakerMeetIE: Bring the joy of creativity in education and beyond!
03 Jul 2020
Dublin Maker Podcast - A chat with Crafty Nathan's Creation

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 → The Dublin Maker Podcast: A Chat with Crafty Nathan’s Creations
30 Aug 2019
DM MADE Vicky with Hat

Life as a Maker Advocate – a review of the past few months

It’s been 4 months since I started as Maker Advocate with the Dublin Maker Team on the MADE programme. What have I’ve been up to since besides settling into my office space courtesy of DCU School of Computing? And yes, I’ve got a great window view. One of my jobs is being the admin person … Continue reading →Life as a Maker Advocate – a review of the past few months
03 May 2019
MADE Team photo

Dublin Maker’s MADE Programme

Announcing MADE, a two-year Dublin Maker programme funded by Science Foundation Ireland and hosted by Dublin City University which seeks to knit together a currently fragmented regional maker scene through the introduction of a series of initiatives coordinated by our newest member, Vicky Twomey-Lee as the Maker Advocate. These include festivals, public maker space roll … Continue reading →Dublin Maker’s MADE Programme