Author Archives: tdr

Sandymount Repair Cafe Recap

Some of our members helped out the first Sandymount Repair Cafe. A fun day helping people repair lots of different items and parting knowledge along the way. Culture File from RTE Lyric FM captured the feeling on the day with a lovely podcast. Give it a listen here and check out some of our photos from the day in […]

Engineer’s Week: Bridge Building Competition Winner

We had a fantastic day at the Science Gallery with over 50 people taking part in our  competition. We had a great talk from Anthony McGuinness about Dublin City Council‘s Bridges of Dublin project. Next up was Robert Dowdall and Colin Keogh from IMechE explaining the engineering concepts behind bridge design. Their talk certainly made an impact . We had […]

Going to Maker Faire UK

We have been accepted to Maker Faire UK in April. We have a host of new projects in the works for the largest Maker Faire in the UK. We always look forward to meeting new makers and the public at the event but most of all catching up with our friends from hackerspaces across the […]

HACK/CHANGE – Video Review

A great video by Gerry Kelly summing up HACK/CHANGE. A week long show in the Exchange Dublin showcasing our members work. HACK/CHANGE 2014 – Dublin, Temple Bar from Gerry Kelly on Vimeo.

Engineer’s Week: Bridge Building Competition

  We bring our annual bridge building competition back to the Science Gallery for Engineers Week. This is a family-friendly competition that puts teams against one another to build the strongest bridge. Engineering theory and building materials will be provided to help you during construction.  Last year’s winning  team from Canada, created a bridge that held […]

Book Club January

TOG’s book club is back in full swing. The next meet up is January 17th 7pm. The book we are reading at the moment is Old Man’s War by John Scalzi. The book was available in a free ebook from the tor.com (if you signed up to their newsletter). Hopefully you were lucky enough to grab a copy, […]