Ask The Expert

Welcome to Ask The Expert!  This will be a series of online videos where our experts answer your questions on various subjects such as bicycles, furniture, paint, fashion, and more. You can send your questions to info@rediscoverycentre.ie.

 

Episode 3: Ballymun Experts – Luke Murphy, Special Guest Rob Murphy

This is the third episode of Ask The Expert! In this Heritage Week episode, we discuss all things Ballymun. We are joined by Luke Murphy, Tour Guide and Visitor Engagement Officer of the Rediscovery Centre. He tells us about its history. We are also joined by Local Entrepreneur, Ballymun Mogal and Owner of Nan’s Supervalu, who shares some insight of what it was like to live and work in Ballymun in the 1980s.

Episode 2: Rediscover Cycling Expert – Mark Dunn

Welcome to the second episode of Ask The Expert! This episode features Mark Dunn, Programme Manager of Rediscover Cycling.

This episode covers:

– Safety tips for new cyclists
– How to treat rust on your bike

Thank you to Darianne, James, Clodagh, Simone and all other participants for their questions.

Episode 1: Rediscover Furniture Expert – Gerard Griffin

Rediscover Furniture Part 1

Welcome to the first episode of our online series! This first episode features Gerard Griffin, Rediscover Furniture Programme Manager and bona fide furniture expert, having worked in the business for over 40 years.

This episode covers:

– How to strip and re-varnish a large oak piece of furniture
– How to repaint an old display cabinet,
and all the necessary steps involved in each project.

Thank you to Rita in Dunboyne and John in Cabra for your questions. We hope that anyone who is interested in furniture and its restoration and upkeep will take valuable tips and tricks away from this series.

 

Rediscover Furniture Part 2

This is Part 2 of the first video of our online series, Ask The Expert! This will be a series of online videos where our experts answer your questions on various subjects such as bicycles, furniture, paint, fashion, and more.

This first episode features Gerard Griffin, Rediscover Furniture Programme Manager and this Part 2 episode covers:

– How to fix the drawers of an old 1970’s bureau
– How to restore an old record player
and all the necessary steps involved in each project.

Thank you to Ann in Cork and Niamh in Marino for your questions.