The Media Lab


Our Mac Lab is the ideal place to work on your digital projects. With capacity for 6 people and 5 fully equipped Macs it is also the perfect spot for classes and workshops.

The lab is equipped to a high standard. You will be working on one of our 5 Mac G5 Towers with a selection of other hardware and software including:


  • Kodak iQsmart scanner
  • Epson Expression 10000XL scanner.( A3)
  • Hasselblad Flextight


  • Epson Stylus Photo R2880 (MAX A3)
  • Canon Pixma pro 10


  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 – Master Collection
  • Final Draft
  • Final Cut
  • Logic Pro
  • Microsoft Office

Hiring a station is only €3 per hour

Use of the Hasselblad scanner incurs a flat fee of €20 per session.

Printing charges:

  • Epson Stylus Prints: A4 €2 / A3 €4

The media lab is open from 10am – 9.30pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 6pm on Saturdays. It is advisable to book in advance as the room or stations may not always be available.

You can book by calling 01 451 5860 or emailing

In order to hire a station in the mac lab you need to be a member.

Becoming a member of RUA RED is easy to do – simply download and fill in the document below and hand it into the centre. You will then be issued with a membership card and you’ll be able to start booking space! (Membership also entitles you to book music rooms for rehearsal)

Make a enquiry on the Hire form