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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# inventive

All time
This Dublin girl got a Chinese to cater her 21st with spice bags for all her guests
What an idea.
If you like superb free-kick routines, you'll love this absolute gem
This was brilliantly thought-out and executed by Notts County Ladies in their clash with Arsenal.
9 cool innovations that should become part of everyday life
The future is *almost* here.
Man spends 50 years building helicopter from rubbish
… And he’s not done yet.
7 Dublin curiosities that tell of capital's inventive past
New book, Ingenious Dublin, charts the world-shaking discoveries, inventions and feats of engineering that came out of the capital – and helps you find physical signs of them yourself.
VIDEO: How to… become an inventor with one easy kit
A simple invention kit, MaKey MaKey, allows you to play computer games with Play-Doh, play the piano with your stairs and use buckets of water as dance pads amongst other cool things.
Irish inventions helping those with sight loss
National Council for the Blind (NCBI) promoting digital inclusion with competition to encourage creative technologies like these…