established by makers
for makers

benchspace is a not for profit, social enterprise, established by makers for makers, from learner to professional. It has a voluntary board, a management team and members who avail of the open access, shared space and equipment.

benchspace also engages in training and contract work, and advocates for making-based enterprises and product design across Ireland. Any surplus from its activities are reinvested within the organisation for the growth and improvement of its services to makers. Participation is welcome.

Our Team

Maeve headshot

Maeve Murphy

Executive Director

Hilda Web

Hilda De Lacy

Head of Operations & Programmes

Nadine Lawton

Jewellery Technician & Tutor

Pierrick Morisseau

Facilities & Technical Coordinator & Chief Morale Officer

Rebecca Morley

Admin & Marketing Assistant

Darragh

Darragh Kiely

Creative Digital Media Intern

Evgeniya Martirosyan

Evgeniya Martirosyan

Workshop Technical Assistant

Rod

Rod Allen

Machine & Woodwork Tutor

Martin

Martin Horgan

Woodwork Tutor

Aidan

Aidan Killeen

Laser Tutor

Elaine tutor

Elaine MacFerran

Woodwork Tutor

Liam

Liam Murray

Woodwork Tutor

Fabio Oliveira

Jewellery Tutor

David

David Scannell

Woodwork Tutor

Tom

Tom Sheehan

Woodcarving Tutor

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Under Recruitment

Looking for Tutors

Board

Chair

Fergus Somers​

Chairperson

Alice

Alice Dooley​

Company Secretary

Tony

Tony Farrell​

Treasurer

Chris

Christine Byrne​

Director

Peter Johnson

Director

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Sam Russell

Director

Lara Diez

Director

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Adrienne Rodgers

Director