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Science Week: Soldering Workshop

This hands on workshop will cover various aspects of soldering; from the basic techniques of soldering, to soldering electronic components to make simple circuits. Participants will learn how to solder and finish off the workshop with a kit they can bring home. Check out some photos from previous workshops in our gallery. Cost:  €20.00 plus fees. […]

SuperCollider Workshop

SuperCollider is a platform for audio synthesis and algorithmic composition, used by musicians, artists, and researchers working with sound. It is free and open source software available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. With it’s GUI that can interface with external controllers. In a client / server architecture, it features a library providing for […]

Space Upgrade September 2016

We are always doing upgrades and improvements in our space.  Below are some of our latest.   We have added in extraction systems in each of our toilets. We have disabled the urinal and changed the toilets to be gender neutral.   More desks. We have added a new desk near our lathe and another one […]

Coder Girl Hack Day

Coder Girl Hack Day is a one day tech event focusing on creative wearables, maker magic and web development. It a celebrate of International Day of the Girl and EU Code Week. It brings together the community for an inclusive family event featuring learning sessions for girls & parents. This year, the event will be held on October 15th […]

Electric Picnic 2016

Electric Picnic marks the end of the Irish summer. Some say its too late and summer is already over by the time it happens due to the amount of rain that typically lands on the festival. We were invited by the Science Gallery to run two different workshops over the course of the festival.  We […]

Pew! Pew! 5 things you need to know to start laser cutting

Our own Jeffrey Roe talked to Silicon Republic all about laser cutters. Read an extract of the story below.   Ever dreamed of running your very own laser cutter? Here are five tips to get you started cutting shapes into everyday items like wood or paper. Laser cutting – sometimes called etching or engraving – is […]