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Ballymun Science Festival – 19th November

Posted on 19th November 2016

Let’s Talk Science returns to Ballymun for a jam-packed day of free workshops, experiments and science themed entertainment for the whole family.

Sat 19th November, from 11-4pm in the Ballymun Civic Centre – explore all things science with the eco …

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What does an internship with the education team involve?

Posted on 8th October 2016

Hey everyone!

I’m Liv and I came from Germany eleven weeks ago for an internship with the Rediscovery Centre education team. During my internship I helped with preparing, improving and delivering workshops to children and teenagers. We taught them about …

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Ireland’s Newest Green Destination Reveals Itself

Posted on 15th September 2016

With the removal of the scaffolding, the transformation of the iconic Ballymun boiler house into a fantastic new eco destination and the HQ for the Rediscovery Centre is revealed to the Dublin skyline.

The centre opens to the public in …

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National Reuse Month – Repair, Re-make Re-Imagine

Posted on 1st October 2016

National Reuse Month is a new waste prevention initiative to raise awareness about the economic and environmental benefits of reusing everyday items and materials that would otherwise go to waste. Donating, refurbishing and repairing items are all forms of reuse …

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Upcycling the Nuala’s for National Reuse Month Launch

Posted on 3rd September 2016

Last Monday, September 3rd, we were delighted to be part of the Launch of National Reuse Month 2016 with Minister for Communication, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, TD opening the launch.

National Reuse Month is a new waste prevention …

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The Rediscovery Centre at the TY Expo 2016

Posted on 13th September 2016

The Rediscovery Centre are delighted to announce that we will be participating in this year’s TY Expo. The TY Expo will take place on Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th September in Punchestown Racecouse, Naas, Co Kildare.

Sarah Clear from the …

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Teaching at Dublin Zoo summer camps

Posted on 8th May 2016

Hey everyone! I’m Milena and I’m doing a six-week-internship with the Education team in the Rediscovery Centre. This means that I’m helping to deliver workshops to children to help them be less wasteful and so they can rediscover the value …

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Ballymun Creative Lab

Posted on 15th July 2016

The Ballymun Creative Lab is an innovative collaborative art project developed in partnership by the Rediscovery Centre, the NCAD Access Programme and the Axis Centre, Ballymun. Through photography, media, technology, and fashion, the programme aims to inspire young people from …

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Safety and sustainability: the Rediscovery Centre at Henkel’s Safety Expo

Posted on 1st July 2016

On Friday, July 1st, Henkel Ireland Ltd. hosted a day of safety workshops at their headquarters in Tallaght. Rediscover Cycling’s Paul Callan and business intern Isabel O’Connell led a seminar on how safety and sustainability are linked through upcycling and …

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Community workshops in furniture restoration

Posted on 28th June 2016

Charlemont St. Workshops

A large airy community centre in the middle of the Charlemont Street flats housed a ladies group furniture restoration workshop led by Gerard Griffin, head of Rediscover Furniture. As the complex is currently in the process of …

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