Models present creations during London Fashion Week. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Given the growing international adulation for designer Simone Rocha, it was perhaps not surprising that she chose a place of worship, the venerable St(...)

Early years: the original building

Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, which is 30 this year, was not the first artists’ studio co-operative in Dublin, but it is certainly one of the best k(...)

“If you look at people’s achievements in life, intelligence plays a part and perseverance plays a part, but the third factor is intellectual curiosity,” says Ian Robertson, professor of psychology in Trinity College Dublin

‘We want to encourage people to have the confidence and courage and opportunity to be curious,” says Ellen Byrne, creative director of Dublin’s Festiv(...)

The Trailfinders Australian Garden has won the gold medal and Best in Show at the Chelsea Flower Show 2013 at Royal Hospital Chelsea  in London today. Photograph:  Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images

Gnomes, gardeners, rock stars and royalty, — there’s surely no other annual social event in the world quite like the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, w(...)

For a man who has just been introduced as a modern Isambard Kingdom Brunel or Henry Ford, the 41-year-old Elon Musk looks nervous and hesitant (...)