Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh with her invention Sugru, a mouldable glue. Photograph: Andrew Testa/the New York Times

It can fix a broken statue, repair a frayed iPhone cable, add a rubbery grip to a kitchen knife, make those Bose earbuds fit better, repair a leaky bo(...)

Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh Inventor Inventor Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh has a warmth and an ability to parlay tech into plain English so that the rest of u(...)

Lucy Close and Jeremy Spong Lucy, from Ballymena, Co Antrim, and Jeremy, from Chichester in West Sussex, met in London while working at th(...)

Forsyth Park in Savannah. Photograph: Adam Kuehl for The New York Times

Some of Savannah’s best-known attractions – mossy cemeteries, old mansions, ghost tours – give the misleading impression that the city is a macabre(...)

Privacy in the 21st century – an oxymoron perhaps? This is the theme of the Burren Law School this weekend in Ballyvaughan, Co Clare. Tánaiste Joan(...)

Snow falls on Homeless Jesus in Toronto. Photograph: Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Somebody called the cops on Jesus in Davidson, North Carolina, where one resident reported “him” to the police, mistaking the life-size bronze by C(...)

The Wonderland sculpture by Jaume Plensa, outside the Bow Tower in Calgary. Photographs: Colin Way/New York Times

Embracing one’s inner carnivore is not an unusual thing to do in a city nicknamed “Cowtown”, but this was not your usual steak. It was pig-head mor(...)

Sir Jocelyn Stevens, with his wife, Emma. Photograph: Getty Images

Sir Jocelyn Stevens, who has died aged 82, was perhaps the last of the old-style Fleet Street bosses, revelling in a reputation for brusqueness and bu(...)

Clockwise from main: Marina & the Diamonds sporting Natalie B Coleman designs; Turkish-born designer Umit Kutluk; Dublin styling powerhouse Grace Moore

Angela Scanlon. Her documentary Oi Ginger is top of the RTÉ Player charts at time of writing, and her own star is in the ascendant – she has been prof(...)

Fashion designer Aisling Clancy from Rathmines, with her coat made from sheep and alpaca wool. Photograph: Eric Luke

Aisling Clancy’s new coat can trace its recent lineage back to a flock of sheep in Glencullen. “While I was working for A/wear in garment technology I(...)