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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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