Author Archives: tdr

Getting the Newstalk toaster fixed

We had Henry McKean drop into Tog to see if he could get the famed Newstalk toaster fixed. He chatted with our members Jeffrey Roe & Louise Nolan about throwaway culture and the repair movement. You can check out the podcast of the interview below.  https://www.newstalk.com/podcasts/Moncrieff/Highlights_from_Moncrieff/240842/Getting_the_Newstalk_toaster_fixed_throw_away_culture  

Dublin Science Week Family Open Day

  We are bringing our demo and projects along to the Dublin Science Week Family Open Day on Saturday 17th of November. There will be two sessions for all the family to see science shows, experiments and lots of hands-on activities. The event takes place in  The Convention Centre Dublin and tickets can be booked on the following link. https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/dublin-science-week-family-open-day-tickets-51871722719 

Science Week Lightning Talks

We are hosting on a night of talks to coincide with Science Week in conjunction with the Young Engineers Society. A week of nationwide events to celebrate science in our everyday lives. We have six exciting talks on a diverse range of topics. Each speaker will have 15 minutes to cover a topic they are passionate about. The event will kick off […]

Maker Faire Rome 2018

Maker Faire Rome takes place on Friday 12th until Sunday 14th. Two of our own will have stands on at the event. Jeffrey Roe will be showcasing his Skull Radio. Robert Fitzsimons will be showcasing his Planetarium Umbrella And Wearables. 

2nd Pi Jam

The Dublin Raspberry Pi Jam team are hosting their 2nd jam and this time it’s in Tog. We are happy to play host to the growing Dublin Raspberry community. This jam will focus more on bringing your own equipment and working on projects. They want to emphasise that it is not a workshop, it’s an event where you feel free […]

August Book Club

Our Sci Fi book club is back. To kick things off we read Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke for the month of July. It divided option on the night with it’s view of technology and the ending. For the month of August we are reading a double feature by Philip K. Dick, with A Scanner Darkly and Do Androids Dream of […]