[hackerspaces] Press Release - Irish Hackerspaces Week

Robert Fitzsimons robfitz at 273k.net
Tue Aug 10 15:56:13 CEST 2010

For Immediate Release

Subject: Irish Hackerspaces Week
Date: Saturday 14th of August until Sunday 22nd of August

Soldering, electronic textiles, photography and 3d printing are just
some of the exciting topics for the first annual Irish Hackerspaces Week
next week.  These events are being hosted by hackerspace groups all over
Ireland to highlight the talents creativity, innovation and opportunity
of modern hacker culture in Ireland.

Planned events will cover a range for fun and informative topics in the
form of presentations, meet-ups and social events.  Events are being
hosted and organised locally by each hackerspace group, highlighting
their facilities and areas of interests.  Streamed collaborative events
are also planned to showcase the shared identity between hackerspace

A hackerspace is a community based around a shared physical workspace
with shared resources, where members of that community can come together
to collaborate on topics involving science, technology and art.  Irish
hackerspaces also form part of a growing international community of
about 450 hackerspaces.

Participating hackerspace groups include 091 Labs in Galway, Hackerspace
Cork, HackNI in Belfast, Limerick Hackerspace and TOG in Dublin.  The
majority of events are free and open to the public, though
preregistration may be required due to limits on physical space.

Specific event information can be found on
http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Irish_Hackerspaces_Week or
http://url.ie/74ef .

Media Contacts:
www.tog.ie - Robert Fitzsimons, robert at 273k.net - TOG, Warehouse Unit C,
Chancery Lane, Dublin 8
www.091labs.com - Declan Elliott, declan at 091labs.com - 091 Labs, Ground
Floor Unit, Exchange House, Fairgreen Road, Galway

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