Change is in the air: time to plan ahead One of the biggest pressure points can be the change in routine. Mealtimes, bedtimes, everything changes in one fell swoop at the end of August. Photograph: Getty Images

New beginnings can be stressful at this time of year but anticipating change and starting new habits in advance will help

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TV guide: 14 of the best shows to watch this week Dáithí Ó Sé at the 2017 Rose of Tralee launch in Malahide Castle. Photograph: Andres Poveda

The Roses in bloom once more, plus the return of the Bake Off and Love Your Garden

Man in critical condition in hospital after Tallaght assault Gardaí have asked anyone with information about an assault at the Killinarden Estate to contact them at Tallaght Garda station. Image: Google street view

Injured man was found by a passer-by in Killinarden Estate after 11pm on Saturday

Tips to turn your home smart Installing a smart meter will give you control of your heating and hot water, anytime, anywhere. Photograph: iStock

You don’t have to spend a fortune on the latest appliances – small changes can make a big difference

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