The Molly Malone statue this morning. Photograph: Erin McGuire 1:46

The statue of Molly Malone in Dublin has been defaced less than a week after its unveiling at a new location in front of the Saint Andrew’s Church tou(...)

Now dig this: why don’t we depict historical events in the spots across the country where they took place?

Three people in hi-vis jackets stood at a hole outside Trinity College on Wednesday. Staring into it. Chatting. It was a stereotypical scene, the open(...)

Minister for  Tourism  Paschal Donohoe at the unveiling today of the restored Molly Malone statue at its new location on Suffolk Street, Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times 1:46

Molly Malone is back on the streets today after being removed from her former home at the bottom of Grafton Street at the end of April.The statue was (...)

The Molly Malone statue being removed from its plinth  last night. Photograph: Dave Meehan 1:54

World famous statue Molly Malone was hoisted away with her wheelbarrow from Grafton Street last night to make way for the cross-city Luas project. (...)

Molly Malone is being kept on display because of her draw as a tourist attraction but several other historic features are also in the process of being moved to make way for the Luas line. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Molly Malone’s barrow will once more be wheeled through Dublin’s streets this week but the famous fishmonger won’t be in control as she and her(...)

Lakenheath, England: A United States F-15E Strike Eagle is taxied prior to departure from RAF Lakenheath. Photograph: Getty Images

In the years after the second World War, the runways at the military airfield in Lakenheath, Suffolk, that had been used by the Royal Air Forc(...)

Fiona Bevan: “Ed was hanging out with One Direction around the time of the Olympics opening ceremony and the Queen’s Jubilee, and he played them the song and they just really liked it”

It must be strange to be at a gig where thousands of screaming, sobbing teenage girls are shrieking the words that you’ve written back at the b(...)

The Army Careers office in Canterbury, Kent, one of the armed forces recruitment offices where  explosive devices were found. Photograph: PA

Dissident republicans were last night linked by the British government to seven “crude but viable” letter bombs sent to British army recruiting off(...)

The Dymaxion House which was created by “architect and practical philosopher” R Buckminster Fuller in 1929

“Dishwashing chores will be a pleasure, especially when this ultrasonic dishwasher does the job.” So said the 1957 TV advert from Monsanto Chemical Co(...)

 It’s time to hunt down the piping bag and nozzles, or buy a new set to do the Christmas cake justice

Ice, babyIf your piping kit leaves a lot to be desired, and there are Christmas cakes to be iced, you can order this “professional” set from lakeland.(...)