Cork Carnival of Science

We will be in Cork in June this year \o/.

The Cork Carnival of Science at Fitzgerald Park features non-stop, family-friendly experiments, interactive activities, garden games, street cuisine and a packed line-up of live demonstrations, big top science shows, hands-on workshops and entertainment.

  • Fitzgerald Park, Cork
  • June 10th & 11th – 11 am till 5 pm

We will be showing a range of interactive games and projects that highlights what can be created in a maker space. Find us on Discover Drive.

Our own Jeffrey Roe will be giving a workshop while we are in Cork. Our friends in Benchspace are hosting a Build Your Own Satellite Ground Station workshop.

Repair Cafe at Fingal Makerspace

We are teaming up with Fingal Makerspace and Make Create Innovate to host a repair cafe in Blanchardstown. The aim is to bring together skilled volunteers and community members who want to repair their broken household items.

Our passionate team of skilled volunteers will be on hand to help you fix everything from electronics and appliances to furniture and clothing, all while sharing valuable repair skills and promoting a sustainable lifestyle.

At our Repair Café , you can:

  • Learn essential repair techniques from our expert makers and volunteers
  • Discover the joy of fixing things and reducing waste in a collaborative, community-focused environment
  • Connect with like-minded individuals who are passionate about sustainability and the maker movement

So grab your broken treasures and join us for a day of mending, learning, and connection at Fingal Makerspace Repair Café. Together, we can build a more sustainable future and celebrate the power of repair!

Date: Sat 17th June Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Fingal Makerspace, 1st Floor, Blanchardstown Library, Dublin 15

Book your place now.

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Security BSides Dublin

BSides Dublin is an annual information security conference organized by a community of volunteers in Dublin, Ireland. The conference provides a platform for information security professionals to share their knowledge and experiences in a collaborative and informal setting. Attendees can expect to hear from experts in the field, participate in hands-on workshops, and network with like-minded individuals. The conference covers a wide range of topics such as cryptography, network security, and ethical hacking.

Security BSides Dublin 2023 at The Convention Centre Dublin, (Date: 27 May 2023)

Tog is delighted to return as a community sponsor this year. We will be showcasing lockpicking to all visitors and what the space has to offer. To find out more about the visit

Repair Cafe April Roundup

Thank you all for attending our Repair Cafe event! It was heartening to see people from all walks of life coming together to learn new skills, make new friends, and reduce waste by repairing items. We received overwhelmingly positive feedback and are already planning our next event. Thank you for being part of a community that cares about sustainability and the environment.

Check out some photos from the day.

raSTEM Visit

We welcomed members of the raSTEM project from Croatia. They are on a fact-finding trip to Dublin visiting STEM formal educators and non-formal.

Our own Jeffrey Roe gave them a tour and talk about what we do in Tog.

“raSTEM – Development of STEM in Vukovar”, which is supported by the European Union (European Social Fund/ Office for Associations of the Government of the Republic of Croatia).
The goal of the raSTEM project is to strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations to popularize STEM through the development of new and innovative STEM content for end users – children, youth and the population in general.

The study visit is to find examples of good practice. The group consists of 20 participants (representatives of project partners: professors, gymnasiums and technical schools from Vukovar, representatives of the University of Osijek, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Information Technologies, City of Vukovar, Vukovar Development Agency And representatives of local CSOs).

Lead partner is of the project is, YPGD MGMD Youth Peace Group Danube, Vukovar (Croatia).
The project is implemented by the partner organizations and institutions: 
1. Vura d.o.o. – Development Agency, Vukovar
2. European House, Vukovar
3. Gymnasium, Vukovar
4. Nikola Tesla Technical Secondary School, Vukovar
5. University of Osijek, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Information Technologies
6. City of Vukovar