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Vicky Twomey-Lee (whykay)
Worked at Science Gallery
Attended Dublin City University
Lives in Dublin
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Gung Hei Fat Choi! Any events happening locally near you (that's not in Dublin), I find it hard finding events around Ireland.
Chinese-related news and interests in Ireland and also from around the world.
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STEM-Inspired kids clothing range.
An Irish start-up's Kickstarter project supporting a line of STEM-themed outfits for girls has branched out into coding | Hello Bezlo.
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Coding Grace's November newsletter is out. Want to share events I've missed out? Ping me at contact@codinggrace.com
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We have a Data Viz workshop tomorrow (Sat Feb 6), still time to book your place if you are interested? If not, check out other events Dublin (and around Ireland). If you want me to include your event in the next newsletter, ping me via contact@codinggrace.com.
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So excited about the launch this evening at Zendesk. :-D
The first ever Women Who Code branch in Ireland is all set to launch in Dublin, with the entire event already completely booked out.
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She Started It follows five young women through the ups and downs of their entrepreneurial journey. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
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Cool New Dublin Start Up Actually A Crack Den
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Python Ireland are bringing Python to the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin for Pycon Ireland on 24-25 October.
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Work
Occupation
Web Application Developer/Tech Event Organiser/Science Gallery's GAME researcher
Employment
  • Science Gallery
    GAME researcher, 2013
  • Sun Microsystems
    Team Lead
  • Propylon
    Software Engineer
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Dublin
Previously
Limerick - Limerick - Dublin
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Introduction
Irish born Chinese girl who enjoys geeky stuff like anime, manga, a bit of games (both board-gaming and console games and RPer). Enjoys tinkering with my own projects in Python and Django. Interested in web design, development and anything new and shiney that comes out. Arranges monthly Python Ireland meet-ups and other events like Unconferences and talks, and can be found advocating diversity in tech by organising and running events/workshops for Coding Grace, PyLadies Dublin (and more).

Everything about me at about.me/whykay
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Python Ireland Treasurer (2013-14); Python Ireland Chair (2010-12); PyCon Ireland Chair (2010-2013); PSF Nominated Member and PSF Associate Member, EuroPython Society Board (2013-14), Exec member of Women in Technology and Science Ireland (2014-15)
Education
  • Dublin City University
    MSc. in Multimedia, 2007 - 2008
  • University of Limerick
    BSc. in Computer Systems, 1995 - 1999
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Female
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shazsweetie, yk
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WIN: Tickets to the weAREhere Unconference 2015
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The fantastic weAREhere is back with a new ‘unconference’ for 2015 - and one lucky Silicon Republic reader is in with the chance of winning

WIN: Tickets to the weAREhere Unconference 2015
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The fantastic weAREhere is back with a new ‘unconference’ for 2015 - and one lucky Silicon Republic reader is in with the chance of winning

Gigglebit: The curious case of #accidentalspambuddies
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Another #IWD, another year of Women Invent at Silicon Republic
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As International Women’s Day is celebrated throughout the world today, here at Silicon Republic we kick off the third year of our Women Inve

Career Zoo: Interview with Python Ireland’s Vicky Twomey-Lee
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Helping out in the Coder Hack Space at Career Zoo in Dublin, Python Ireland treasurer Vicky Twomey-Lee spoke to Siliconrepublic.com about th

I've been using t-shirt company since 2010 for our PyCon Ireland conferences for their t-shirts and bags. The quality of the t-shirts available and screen prints have been top notch. The service is quick and very dependable. They delivered on time. And if you have a budget, they are very helpful as well. I have since used them for a recent event for a short run, and the value and service provided now matter how small is fantastic. I have referred t-shirt company to many of my friends, and they are happy with the results and customer care. Highly recommended and it's always great to support local.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Organised meet ups there. It was grand. Staff were friendly. Got the usual platters of food. Use to have a friend who live close by and met him there sometimes for a drink. Like most pubs, it has tvs and are turned on quite loudly.
Food: GoodDecor: GoodService: Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Went there for meet ups but not held there anymore. The muffins are delish, unfortunately the service is something else. They also were not that welcoming to the meet up groups anymore. But do go in and have a coffee/tea and enjoy the ott decor.
Food: GoodDecor: ExcellentService: Poor - Fair
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
The library bar is a great place to meet friends. But I normally held small events in their meeting rooms. For an evening event like talks, it's quite good value compared to other hotels. Aside from that, I haven't stayed in the hotel, or eaten any food from there, so can't comment or rate on those.
Quality: Very GoodFacilities: GoodService: Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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I haven't been in awhile, I use to live in the apartments across from them. The food is really good, and staff were very nice.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Love this place, I don't even drink. Bartenders with bow ties, Guinness, city centre, no loud music, it's fantastic. Good place with a group of friends. Always a default place to go to when we are figuring out where to go.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
The biggest cinema in the city centre. I use to go to it a lot before I moved out of the city. Even attended a conference in there. Good central location, handy car park. Good screens, great selection of movies, including the independent smaller films. If you in the city, check them out, if you get their cineclub card, it's quite good value if you don't mind watching several movies each month.
Appeal: Very GoodFacilities: Very GoodService: Very Good
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reviewed 3 years ago