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TOG open on Sat 27th December

By Sat 27th December, after two days of Christmas festivities, hopefully you’ll be in the mood to get out and about. We’ll be opening up TOG from about 2PM until very very late. It will be open social style opening……just an excuse to come in, hang out, get some music on, call out for some […]

TOG at Repair Cafe

TOG will be at Sandymount Repair Cafe this coming Saturday (27th) 2pm – 5pm ¬†in¬†Christchurch Hall, Sandymount. A repair cafe is where people come together and fix all sorts of things. Experts work along side the object’s owner and take a journey together to repair things. The hope is next time you will be able […]

Culture Night…. Update

We were mobbed with visitors on culture night . If you made it in to see us, thanks for coming and hopefully you got to look around the space and to see some of our projects. Drop in again anytime we’re open. If you would like to look around again or you missed something, we […]

Photo Workshop Completed

We completed TOG’s photo workshop today. Yesterday, just as everyone got film loaded, the rain threatened to spoil the day. It soon cleared and we all headed for Dublin Castle and environs. Despite a few minor calamities, everyone got a roll of B&W film exposed and developed. The workshop continued today with printing. Everyone got […]

Making a Hot Wire Cutter

Had a go at making a hot wire cutter to cut plastic and polystyrene. Experimented with 2 types of wire. Tried a thinner wire which worked at about 8 amps, but used a thicker wire in the end, as the thinner one broke. It draws about 16 Amps. Managed to cut the tops from some […]

Lemon Soap in Dublin

On June 16 1904 in the novel Ulysses, Leopold Bloom got a bar lemon soap from Swenys chemist in Lincoln Place, Dublin. You can still do that to this day. He never paid for his! On Oct 13th 2013, we made lemon soap at TOG…..or lemon and oatmeal to be precise. It’s our first go […]