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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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.

Repair Cafe April

Do you have broken items at-home – clothes, small appliances, toys, electronics?

No need to throw them away!
Save your things from the landfill and your wallet from having to replace them.

Bring them to our repair café and learn how to fix them together with our volunteers. We have tools, materials, space to work on your item, and repair experts who will help you with your repair.

A repair cafe is a community gathering place where people can bring their broken items, such as appliances, clothing, bicycles, or electronics, to be repaired by skilled volunteers for free. The idea behind repair cafes is to promote sustainability and reduce waste by encouraging people to repair and reuse their belongings instead of throwing them away.

At a repair cafe, visitors can learn how to repair their items themselves or watch and learn from the volunteers. Repair cafes also offer a social atmosphere where people can connect with others who share their interest in repairing, reducing waste, and promoting sustainability.

Tog members will be on hand to show you around the space – come and enjoy a tea or coffee and a tour while you wait!

What objects can you bring in?

  • Clothes and accessories
  • Toys
  • Small electrical appliances and electronics
  • Small furniture
    … and many other things!
    Safety (PAT) testing for electrical devices will be available.

Where? – TOG, Unit 1B Motor City
Kylemore Road, Dublin 12

When? – Sunday April 23rd, 11 am – 4 pm
Admission is free – all are welcome!

If you would like to be a fixer, drop us an email.

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Tog At UCD Innovation Academy’s Green Week Repair Clinic

UCD Innovation Academy, Tog Hackerspace and a team of UCD volunteers will be on hand to give your broken items a new lease of life, from repairing small electrical goods to rejuvenating your favourite pair of jeans.

Join us on the 9th of March 2023, 14:00 – 17:30 in the UCD Innovation Academy – MakerSpace O’Brien Building UCD Dublin.

Our repairers will be happy to take a look at your broken:

  • Clothes, Toys, Musical Instruments
  • Chargers, Headphones, Printers, Projectors, Sewing machines, Lamps.
  • Household items: Clocks, Hairdryers, Irons, Hoovers, Toasters, Kettles, Games Consoles and other small household and kitchen items.

Book your place using the following link:

January Repair Café Round Up

We had over 60 items in for repair during our January Repair Cafe. A great mix of items from electronics, furniture, toys and much more.

We even had the national press interview our own Jeffrey Roe all about why we repair.

You can check out more photos from the event in our gallery. If you missed your chance to get something repair join us for our next Repair Cafe in Tog on Sunday 23rd of April.