Conversion tactics: making the most of unused space in your home “Garage conversions make great teenage dens, home offices or playrooms, where you don’t need huge amounts of space,” says architect Denise O’Connor. Photograph: Getty Images

An attic or garage conversion offers new possibilities. Potential savings from a mortgage switch, along with additional funds could help to maximise your space

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Homeless man found dead in laneway had suffered major injuries to the head Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Inquest told Claudiu Robu was formally identified as a result of matching a DNA sample from his brother, Emmanuel

Child (4) stranded on Luas platform when separated from mother, court hears The boy’s mother had been unable to exit the Luas until the next stop at Blackhorse and get another Luas back to her terrified son. Photograph: Google Street View

Mother forced to go one stop down line after driver closed doors between her and her son

ESB helping large energy users decarbonise with €75m fund BWG Foods is a customer of ESB’s Smart Energy Services business unit, which has delivered projects for more than 300 large businesses across Ireland and the UK.

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