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

Maeve Murphy

Operations Manager

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Gerry DeCarlo

Programme and Training Coordinator

Hilda

Hilda De Lacy

Bookkeeper

Rod

Rod Allen

Tutor

Martin

Martin Horgan

Tutor

Aidan

Aidan Killeen

Tutor

Pierrick

Pierrick Morisseau

Woodworker / Tutor

Liam

Liam Murray

Tutor

David

David Scannell

Tutor

Tom

Tom Sheehan

Tutor

Evgeniya Martirosyan

Evgeniya Martirosyan

Workshop Technical Assistant

Board

Chair

Fergus Somers​

Chairperson

Alice

Alice Dooley​

Company Secretary

Chris

Christine Byrne​

Director

Tony

Tony Farrell​

Treasurer

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Sean Lotty

Director

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Peter Johnson​

Director

Ian

Ian Barron​

Director