Category Archives: Advocacy

Irish Hackerspaces Week

Following on from last years successful events we are happy to participate in Irish Hackerspaces Week 2011 from Saturday the 20th of August to Sunday the 28th of August. The week offers Ireland’s hackerspaces and makerspaces the opportunity to promote their regular activities and resources, along with special events. Time Table of Events in TOG […]

Hackerspaces and the Formal Education System

Most of us at one time or another have been in the formal education system. Do we have a good experience ? Could it be better ? Can hackerspaces solve the problems? The Dublin Google Technology User Group(GTUG) will be hosting a panel discussion on this very topic. The panel will be made up of members of our hackerspace , […]

June Social, Projects Night and Summer Fund

The beginning of June represents the one year anniversary of TOG moving into Chancery Lane or TOG 2.0. To celebrate we’ll be having a dinner party during the June 4th social night. So what do you want from a TOG dinner party? Ordinary three course meal; formal four course meal; party food; experimental cooking; BBQ; […]

MindField

MindField – International Festival of Ideas Merrion Square, Dublin – April 29th to May 1st TOG and the other Irish hackerspaces 091 Labs, Hackerspace Belfast, Hackerspace Cork and miLK Labs have been invited to run our own Hackerspace Tent during MindField. The Hackerspace Tent will be manned throughout the weekend by hackers and makers showing […]

Dublin 8 is Great!

Last Saturday, four TOG members participated in Dublin 8 is Great!‘s Pop Up Party by running tables on creating electronic bracelets and basic soldering. The party was organised by local teens with support from mentors, volunteers, and staff from The Computer Clubhouse, to thank the local kids for helping during the Big Clean earlier in […]

The Renovation of TOG 2.0

August 1st was the two month anniversary of us receiving the keys to our new space on Chancery Lane. During these two months we’ve undertaken a huge amount of work renovating the building, making it habitable and suitable for our members and visitors. Below is a series of videos we’ve recorded since getting the keys […]