Marine Renewable Energy

10 Sep 2015

Last Monday I started a masters in Marine Renewable Energy. I’m planning to write a bit about the course and what I’m learning as the year goes on. I won’t be writing about anything new, unique or anything that can’t be found elsewhere, better explained and in more detail.

Shopping Local Pays Off

07 Sep 2015

At the start of the summer I decided to do a triathlon.

A Break From Software Engineering

04 Sep 2015

Last week I finished up my job as a Ruby on Rails developer at OnePageCRM. It was a real pleasure working with everybody at OnePageCRM - the development team, product owners and our fantastic customer success team. There is a great bunch of people working there and I will miss them all.

Rails Girls Galway

01 Jul 2015

Last weekend I helped out with a Rails Girls event in Galway, Ireland. It was a great way to get in touch with a local community of existing and potential Rails developers.

Ireland to Japan Overland

02 May 2015

For the last few weeks, I’ve been travelling overland from Ireland to Japan, by train, boat and bus.

Lazy Developer Website Talk

15 Mar 2015

I recently gave a short talk for Galway’s 091Labs hackerspace on creating a quick and not so dirty website using Github Pages. It’s pretty basic stuff but I enjoyed giving the talk. You can find the presentation at

Bread Dough Recipe

15 Feb 2015

We held a cake sale in OnePageCRM last week to raise money for our MS Ireland’s Galway’s Fittest Workplace team. The whole office got behind the idea and a huge variety of cakes and bakes were produced. I don’t know how to bake any cakes or anything sweet, so I volunteered to make bread for sandwiches. Here’s my recipe.

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Peter Armstrong

From Sligo, Ireland, currently living in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Previously web applications developer at OnePageCRM and VisualID.

Before that, owner of LSDKiteboarding and Rosses Point Guesthouse.

Interested in sustainability, boats, bicycles and the outdoors.