Limerick Meeting (November)

Limerick Meeting We're getting together in Limerick at 12.30pm on Sunday, November 25th. This informal gathering is another great opportunity for members to discuss all things LEGO over a nice warm cuppa. We’ll gather at the South Court Hotel (Raheen, Limerick, V94 E77X) so please feel free to bring any family, friends or plastic creations along with you! Look forward to seeing everyone there! Lug.ie Team ...
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And the winner is…

Building the Community Competition Ireland by Peter (Studnik) And the votes are in! Despite stiff competition Peter’s Ireland has been selected by the panel as the best Building the Community entry. With just 2 unique parts used this build is both simple and not at the same time. Instantly recognisable this symbolic MOC uses a silver little microfig for each and every Irish LEGO User Group member. That’s right, all 285 of us are accounted for. Can you spot yourself? Well we thought the idea was just great and the end result fantastic, so congratulations Peter for pulling it off. A sealed LEGO Ninjago 70607 box set will be on its way to you. Find out more about this MOC from its creator here.   We’d like to thank all who submitted an entry into the competition. Check out all the entries on the Forum's Members Creations board. We’ll be sure to have another building battle in future so we do hope to see more members...
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Dublin LEGO Exhibition (September)

Dublin LEGO Exhibition We'll be exhibiting in the Blanchardstown Library on Culture Night, Friday 21 September. Come along to see some of the LEGO sets and custom creations our members have built. Among others we'll have... the Official LEGO Technic Mack Truck, Rally Car, Saturn V and Ship-in-a-Bottle sets Dublin's Custom House as it was around 1795 18th century tall-ships LEGO Mosaics Custom city buildings including shopping centre and launderette and more to be announced! This is a public exhibit with no entry fee. The library is located in the Civic Centre and is adjacent to the Blanchardstown Shopping Centre. If you would like to partake check out the community forum topic here. Look forward to seeing everyone there! Lug.ie Team  ...
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Lug.ie in the News

Lug.ie in the News Our recent exhibit at the Civic Centre in Blanchardstown made it into a number of newspapers and online media sites including the July - August edition of Dublin Gazette (page 2) and online on Dublinlive and so we thought we'd share it here. We think the journalistic freedom the authors took might have hyped it up (somewhat) but all publicity's good publicity right? :D                       If you didn't catch them, here's the transcripts:   Dublin Gazette: LEGO to the library to see great models A LEGO exhibition will be on display at Blanchardstown Library this Saturday, July 28. The exhibit will see some of Ireland's best adult LEGO builders display dozens of creations to the public. The creations - which range from an abandoned bridge to a model-size version of Dublin's Custom House - will be on view during library opening hours. Admission to the exhibition is free and it is open to the general public. All are welcome.   Dublinlive.ie: Blanchardstown Library is hosting the most incredible LEGO...
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July LEGO Exhibition Round-up

July LEGO Exhibition Round-up We held our first public community LEGO display on Saturday 28th July at the Civic Centre in Blanchardstown and it was great to see so many turn up for the event! With a huge variety of creations on show, from custom made Brickheadz and stop-motion videos to electrified Helicarriers, it sure was an enjoyable day for all (including some AFOLs who tip-toed out of the closet!). We’d like to extend a big thank you to all who dropped by for a bit of LEGO chit-chat and to the exhibitors and behind the scenes helpers of course for helping to make it a very successful day. Not to forget, we also wish to thank the staff at Blanchardstown Library for their superb hospitality and we’re delighted to announce that our generous hosts have invited us back by for Culture Night on Friday 21st September. So if you missed this one, do join us then and if you think you'd be...
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It’s Competition Time!

It's Competition Time! We're giving away a free sealed LEGO Ninjago 70607 box set to the winner of our Building the Community competition. To be in with a chance of winning, build a MOC that has something to do with our Irish LEGO User Group community and submit photos of your entry on the forum's Members Creations board along with a brief description. What to build and what the link is with the community is up to you so we'll leave that to your thinking caps. Entries must be in on or before midnight on Friday 31 August 2018. Maximum of 1 entry per member. The MOC of the Month Judges Panel will select the winner (their favourite!) after the competition closes. If you end up being the chosen one, your prize can be collected at any future group get-together or event. Best of luck everyone! Lug.ie Team ...
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Dublin LEGO Exhibition (July)

Dublin LEGO Exhibition We'll be exhibiting in the Blanchardstown Library on Saturday 28th July from 9:45am until 5:00pm. Come along to see some of the LEGO sets and custom creations our members have built. Among others we'll have... the Official LEGO Technic Mack Truck, Rally Car, Saturn V, a modified SHIELD Helicarrier, Batman Tumblr and Ship-in-a-Bottle sets Large scale replicas of a Guinness truck, pick-up truck and vintage car Dublin's Custom House as it was around 1795 Viking longship Large White and Black flowers Brickheadz custom models including LEGO Ideas entry Baby Brickheadz Nexo knights LEGO Mosaics Custom city buildings including shopping centre and launderette This is a public exhibit with no entry fee. The library is located in the Civic Centre and is adjacent to the Blanchardstown Shopping Centre. If you would like to partake check out the community forum topic here. Look forward to seeing everyone there! Lug.ie Team  ...
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Dublin Meeting (June)

Dublin Meeting We're getting together again in Dublin at 1pm on Saturday, June 30th. This is another great opportunity to get to know each other more and of course discuss everything LEGO and our community. All are welcome and if you want to bring family or friends along please do. We've a private room booked in Costa Coffee, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 (just off Grafton Street) so feel free to bring any LEGO sets or creations with you to share with others. Look forward to seeing everyone there! Lug.ie Team ...
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MOC of the Month Prizes Revealed

MOC of the Month Prizes Revealed We'll be giving away free sealed LEGO Box Sets at the end of the calendar year to the 2 members who have amassed the most MOC of the Month points. The two sets up for grabs are the CITY Fun in the Park Set #60134 (Eur 39.99 RRP) and the Star Wars Rey's Speeder Set #75099 (Eur 26.99 RRP). The member with the most MOTM points can of course have first pick. Best of luck everyone! Lug.ie Team Learn more about MOC of the Month here.   ...
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We’ve reached 250!

We've reached 250! We've been busy builders building your AFOL community and so we're delighted to announce that we've just passed 250 members. Conscious of what each individual member brings we are really pleased to have reached such a milestone. It's been a busy first five months for us with the group get-togethers held in Belfast, Cork and Dublin, the full-page feature in Blocks Magazine and the launch of MOC of the Week being some of the memorable highlights. We’d like to thank all members for joining and extend a special thanks to those who have shared photos of their creations which have all being great to see and those who have joined in the online forum discussions. We’ll continue to work to further develop the community and keep everyone posted. Looking forward to more brick-filled months ahead as the Summer beckons! Lug.ie Team ...
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Cork Meeting

Cork Meeting Our Cork LEGO meet-up is scheduled for Saturday, April 28th. We'll be catching up over a cuppa in Costa Coffee (Blackpool Shopping Centre) from 2.15pm. This is a great opportunity for AFOLs down south to get to know each other and discuss all things LEGO. If you plan on joining us you can let us know here. Finally, all members are welcome and if you want to bring family or friends along please do, even if they don't exactly fall into the adult fans of LEGO bracket! Please feel free to bring any MOCs along with you, they're always great to see! Lug.ie Team ...
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We’re featured in Blocks!

We’re featured in Blocks! Blocks Magazine has a full-page feature on our community in its latest issue (#42, April) which will be in stores over the coming days. Don’t miss this chance to pick up a copy and treat yourself to a collection of Irish AFOLs mugshots courtesy of our recent Dublin get-together. You might also learn some more about our group! Where can I buy Blocks Magazine in Ireland? Easons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, WHSmith among others Can I buy a digital version? You can get the online version at Pocketmags Lug.ie Team ...
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Announcing MOC of the Month

Announcing MOC of the Month We're honouring the best MOCs posted by our members every month with our new MOC of the Month gong. So if you've a LEGO creation, share it on the forum's Members' Creations board and once there its in the running for the next MOC of the Month and MOTM runner-ups awards. Cool bricks. What's a MOC? A MOC stands for 'My Own Creation', so, if you have made a creation or a LEGO model out of your mind, not using instructions, you've made a MOC. How it works Each month the 7-member Judging Panel will select a MOC of the Month winner and 2 runner-ups. Points will be awarded to members as follows: three (3) points for the winning MOC and one (1) point for each of the two runner-up MOCs. Members can see who is winning by viewing the MOTM League Table. Prizes We'll be giving away a free LEGO sealed Box Set at the end of the calendar year to...
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Belfast Meeting

Belfast Meeting Our inaugural Belfast meeting is scheduled for 1pm on Saturday, March 10th. All members are most welcome. We've a quiet central location in Botanic Avenue so feel free to join us there. It'll be a great opportunity to get to know each other a little bit more and discuss all things LEGO. If you're interested you can find out more on the forum here. Hope to see you there! Lug.ie Team  ...
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Dublin Meeting

Dublin Meeting Our inaugural Dublin meeting is scheduled for 2pm on Saturday, February 24th. All members are most welcome. We've a private room booked in the city centre so feel free to bring any family or friends along. It'll be a great opportunity to get to know each other a little bit more and discuss all things LEGO. If you're interested you can find out more on the forum here. Hope to see you there! Lug.ie Team   ...
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