Coolock Library is the home of a new free makerspace. The whole library has recently been completely refurbished with a new dedicate maker space. The space already has a range of equipment including a laser cutter, 3D printer, scanner, embroidery machines.
Carnival of Science is a two-day festival taking place in Fitzgerald Park. A weekend full of experiments, demonstrations, science shows and hands-on workshops on Saturday 22nd June and Sunday 23rd June.
Enjoy making slime, meeting live zoo animals, checking out the inner workings of robots, extracting DNA from a strawberry and much, much more. Cork Carnival of Science sets about creating and delivering a large public engagement event that will intertwine science, engineering and maths with playful learning in a fun, open and easily accessible environment.
We will be leaving Dublin and heading to Cork to showcase a range of maker-related projects and DIY culture. We will have interactive projects for visitors to try out and get hands on.
Swords is a large town in north county Dublin with over 42,000 people calling it home. A group has come together to get a makerspace off the ground to serve the area. – Swords Makerspace (SMS)
To learn more and get involved, head over to their meetup page. They are starting off with weekly coding sessions that are open to all on Thursday nights. We wish them well in building a makerspace for their community.