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Two of our Coder Dojo Ninjas, Shane and Samuel, attended the third annual #EUDojo event in the EU Parliament in Brussels last month. Young coders from all over Europe were welcomed to Brussels to showcase their coding and technology skills and to teach some MEPs how...read more
During the summer, young people at the Clubhouse had the opportunity to become young Film Critics for Film Ireland. As part of this programme, young people attended screenings of films before release, learned how to write reviews, and had their work published on...read more
Three members of the clubhouse have been working hard over the last few months to create a short film for Muscular Dystrohpy Ireland to raise awareness of the organisation and the work they do. Muscular Dystrophy Ireland supports and provides facilities, such...read more
As part of Maker Camp last week, we ran a workshop building an electronic steady hand game.We thought it might be fun this time to try building the circuit using wood, hammer and nails instead of using breadboards or printed circuit boards. We designed a circuit template which could be placed on top of the wooden block to help the young people build their circuit.read more
As part of Maker Camp, last week we had a workshop designing and building Solar Cars.
Firstly, the young people sat around in a group and discussed solar energy. What are the pros and cons of using the sun to provide energy? How do solar cells work and where are they used in everyday life? We talked about using them at home, in cars, boats and airplanes.read more
The Computer Clubhouse will be running Maker Camp in partnership with Make. Maker Camp is a 6-week virtual summer camp for anyone interested in DIY, making, creating, crafting, hacking, tinkering, and discovery. We will be posting more details about our workshops...read more