Category Archives: Advocacy

TOG in the Irish Times

TOG was mentioned in the Irish Times on 10th June 2014: No wasters: how to repair a throwaway culture. Tog, a collaborative makers’ space or “hackerspace” based in an old warehouse on Chancery Lane in Dublin, will help out at the cafe. Tog shares knowledge and tools in everything from 3D printing to knitting. One […]

Influential Figures in Irish Science – Survey Results

We were very honoured to find we had been mentioned in the Frog’s blog survey of influential people in Irish science. Every year we run events for science week and will continue to do so. But as you know science is not just for one week a year. Other times you will find us running […]

Flyers have arrived

Flyers have arrived if your around and pop in please take a few we need to advertise TOG a bit more If you can think of anywhere we should put these please let us know in comments below. Thanks

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 […]

Hackerspaces and the Formal Education System

Most of us at one time or another have been in the formal education system. Do we have a good experience ? Could it be better ? Can hackerspaces solve the problems? The Dublin Google Technology User Group(GTUG) will be hosting a panel discussion on this very topic. The panel will be made up of members of our hackerspace , […]