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Testwall Equipment Donation

Last week we collected some used electronics test equipment which was donated to TOG by Testwall. Testwall have an office and laboratory in Sandyford Industrial Estate in Dublin, where they sell and rent new and used test equipment, and provide repair and calibration services. From the photo you can see the large selection of test […]

Review of The Arduino Starter Kit

During Maker Faire New York, Jeffrey and Robert were offered the opportunity to review the new official Arduino Starter Kit. We’ve had the kit now for over a month now and finally got a chance to properly review it. The first thing you notice is that the retail packaging is beautiful. A simple cardboard box […]

International Space Apps Challenge

On the 21st to 22nd of April, TOG will host the Dublin base for the International Space Apps Challenge. The International Space Apps Challenge is a two day event that will be taking place all over the world and off world (on the International Space Station). The event is aimed at solving global problems through […]

Recognition As A Charitable Organisation

One of the earliest questions we had when starting TOG in the spring of 2009 was how much would it cost to keep a hackerspace in Ireland running? All of us can probably think some of the regular costs; rent, electricity, gas, internet, insurance, etc. A less common known cost is rates. Rates is a […]

Irish Hackerspaces Week

Following on from last years successful events we are happy to participate in Irish Hackerspaces Week 2011 from Saturday the 20th of August to Sunday the 28th of August. The week offers Ireland’s hackerspaces and makerspaces the opportunity to promote their regular activities and resources, along with special events. Time Table of Events in TOG […]

June Social, Projects Night and Summer Fund

The beginning of June represents the one year anniversary of TOG moving into Chancery Lane or TOG 2.0. To celebrate we’ll be having a dinner party during the June 4th social night. So what do you want from a TOG dinner party? Ordinary three course meal; formal four course meal; party food; experimental cooking; BBQ; […]