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Teddy's @ DojoCon 2016

The Teddy’s Icecream van arrived at DojoCon 2016 and was an instant hit.

Pam O’Brien @pamelaaobrien and Mags Amond @magsamond (and two young ladies) enjoy a Teddy’s Icecream at DojoCon 2016. #dojocon

I must have missed the memo. It genuinely came as a surprise to […]

DojoCon 2016

DojoCon 2016 takes place next weekend in the

Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire

and concludes on Sunday, 22nd October 2016, with a DojoCamp in the Peoples Park, Dun Laoghaire. This will be a family friendly event. Click on the logo above for information and tickets. I will […]

OTG Cables

I have received a few queries regarding the OTG cables I use with the Raspberry Pi Zero. The truth is I get them from wherever I can. Initially I bought samples from China through eBay but I eventually purchased the last few packets from the UK through Amazon UK. Click on the above image […]

National Vetting Bureau

Imagine my shock and disappointment back in 2015 to learn from my ex-principal that I had failed the Garda Vetting procedure. I had recently retired from primary school teaching on the 31st August 2014 after 41 years in education. Unfortunately, I made the mistake of telling the truth and recorded on the […]

Coding in Primary Schools

And they said pigs couldn’t fly – blind or not!

It was reported on the 8:00 a.m. RTE Radio News bulletin this morning that the Minister for Education, Mr Richard Bruton T.D. has requested the NCCA (National Council for Curriculum and Assessment) to consider a possible structure […]

IGBL 2016 Conference

The IGBL 2016 Conference will be held in Trinity College in the heart of Dublin next September. It is a great historic location but it is a nightmare to reach by car and convenient parking is almost impossible. The location is smack bang in the middle of the LUAS works and the […]