Author Archives: tdr

Intel Galileo Board Donation

We have graciously received a donation from Intel Ireland of a number of Galileo boards. The Galileo is a microcontroller board with an Intel Quark at its heart. The board is hardware and software pin-compatible with the Arduino Uno. If you would like try try one out, drop by our electronic’s night every second Monday.

The Big Day Out

We are back this year at the Big Day Out in Merrion Square .  A family friendly day, filled with all sorts of goings on. We will be in the SFI Discover Science zone.  We will be showcasing a whole host of new and crowd favorite projects. The event is free and a great way to end […]

Maker Faire UK 2016

We are delighted to have been accepted to showcase our projects at Maker Faire UK. Being the largest Maker Faire in the UK, its a huge gathering of all sorts of makers. We always have a great time talking to the public and seeing our fellow hackerspaces. This will be our 4th year showing casing at the event.  Last […]

CX3000 Heavy Duty Dust and Chip Extractor

We are still carrying out building work on our new space. The big project at the moment is enclosing the workshop. We have three new walls to build. As part of this project we are getting some must have tools for any workshop. Check out the new extractor below.  If you have any tools or equipment […]

Building Works Update

We have been transforming our new space over the last 6 weeks. We now have walls \o/ . Our plan is split over a number of phases, to start off with we are building rooms 1, 2, 3 and a kitchen as outlined in the drawing below.  Room 1 will be our new common room. This […]

Engineer’s Week: Bridge Building Competition

For Engineers Week, we are holding our fourth annual bridge building competition on Saturday 5th of March from 11am. Two Identical sessions will take place. The morning session – 11:00 – 13.30. The afternoon session 14:30 – 17:00. This is a family-friendly competition that puts teams against one another to build the strongest bridge. Engineering theory and building materials will […]