Category Archives: Lock Picking

Security Saturday

a one day security event, Saturday 16th November. Tickets Available Now. Security Saturday is a one-day event where security experts and hobbyists get together to teach, learn and discuss a myriad of topics related to security. From picking locks to hacking wireless routers and getting started hacking RFID tags. Anyone interested in security as a […]

RTÉ Documentary on Tog Lock Pickers

Ronan Kelly of RTÉ’s Curious Ear featured the Lock Picking group on RTÉ Radio 1: Every other Tuesday, the group meets to pick locks. They have a table full of, mostly, padlocks and they use their picking tools to try to open those padlocks.Some of the padlocks are simple three pin ones, while others are […]

Lock Picking Group appears in National Press

Ever since one of our venerable members freed some young love, the Tog’s lock pickers have been found to be recently making some waves in the national press by liberating the Ha’ Penny Bridge of it’s Love Locks. “Anyone who lives in or visits the city regularly will notice how clumps of the locks – added by couples as […]

Making Emergency Keys

As part of our bi-weekly lockpicking group we regularly test the security of locks. At next weeks meet we will be making our own keys. Emergency keys are handy if you lose, or bend your existing key. They can be made from proper manufactured key blanks, but they can also be made from old plastic bottles, […]

Lockpick group appears in Irish times

Every second tuesday the open-doors lock-picker’s group meets to discuss and  play with everything lock related, and of course open as many locks as possible. Last tuesday was no different in this regard, but in one it was quite different: The Irish Times feature writer Patrick Freyne was in attendance to do a piece on the […]

Lockpicking a great success

A huge thank you to everyone who joined us at lockpicking last night in TOG. I started off the night with an introduction into the different tools and locks available, as will as some ideas of what I would like the lockpicking group to do. We had 21 people in attendance! I couldn’t believe it. […]