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Developer & Design Meetups

We support the micro-communities that make up the startup community

Pivotal Monthly Meetup

Come share a beer and some pizza with them and hear from their engineers, product managers, designers and data scientists

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Python Ireland

We're proud to support Ireland's largest developer community

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Docklands Dojo

CoderDojo host coding sessions for kids every Wednesday @ Dogpatch

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ProductTank Dublin

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Attendees in 1 Year

Slices of Pizza


Slices of Pizza

Hackathons Hosted


Hackathons Hosted

Developer Communities


Developer Communities

Grassroots Community

Hosting events is central to what we do and our space is open to all people in the tech ecosystem. We are also host to a number of corporate innovation events which, are key to helping to support the Irish tech ecosystem.

ProductTank  is an informal meetup that brings together the local product community – Product Managers, Designers, or Developers – to share their experience and knowledge.

Python Ireland organise meet ups and events for software developers, students, academics and anyone who wants to learn the language

Coding Grace are a group of developers based in Ireland who love to code and do other geeky and not necessarily crafty activities

PyLadies are an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community

Node School host in-person workshops in which workshoppers are used as curriculum and mentors help attendees work through the challenges

Dublin Unity User Group is a  group for people who use Unity3D for everything: from educational to gaming, and from every aspect

First Fridaysfor Startups

Powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, First Fridays for Startups is a gathering of the tech community at Dogpatch Labs for a day of networking and learning. In the morning, mentors from across the industry offer entrepreneurs advice and insights into their respective fields. The afternoon is focused on special topics such as developer lightning talks with Pivotal Labs and a workshop with a special guest.

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Event Highlights

Diversity in Tech Week 2018

A curated week-long schedule of events, Diversity in Tech Week is part of Dogpatch Labs’ ongoing effort to foster an inclusive tech ecosystem in Ireland. This series of events will build up to our key event, ‘Allyship in Tech’, on Thursday March 8 at 6pm to mark International Women’s day.

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Vint Cerf Fireside Chat

We are delighted to host fireside chat here at Dogpatch Labs with Google Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Vint Cerf. Best known as one of the “Fathers of the Internet”, Vint is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet.

Moderated by Paddy Flynn, Director of Trust and Safety at Google, Vint will talk about the early days of the Internet and how he contributes to global policy development in this area.

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Startups from Alltech Accelerator pitch at Dublin Showcase

10 AgriTech startups from across the world presented their pitches on stage at Dogpatch Labs in advance of the OneConference in Kentucky, May 21-24th. After three intense core phases of workshops and pitch refinement the startups had the perfect opportunity to practice for the main event in front of a 200-person audience in the Urban Garden.

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Want to Host An Event With Us?

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We are happy to host your event if you are a Dogpatch member looking to host an event here in Dogpatch Labs – for the community. If you are a not-for-profit tech meetup group looking to join our community for an evening or if your company are looking for a vibrant space for an innovation day, workshop or hackathon and to connect with innovators in the Irish tech ecosystem.

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