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# readers' stories

This year
'The doom sits on your shoulders': Farmers share how weeks of wet weather have hit them hard
The Journal asked farmers to share their experiences of how they’ve been impacted by the weather conditions.
Are you a farmer affected by the recent bad weather? We want to hear your stories
Your stories: The stress, strain and heartbreak of trying to find childcare in Ireland
“Our unborn child is on a waiting list for two creches and four childminders – yes, a waiting list. No place is confirmed.”
Are you struggling to source affordable childcare? We want to hear your stories
Have you been to University Hospital Limerick recently? We want to hear your stories
Last year
Are you struggling because of increased mortgage interest rates?
'I never feel safe walking through the city': Your stories about crime in Dublin
Do you feel safe in Dublin city centre? We want to hear your stories
Are you in a European country hit by the heatwave? We want to hear from you
All time
"There is something profound about holding someone as they take their last breaths"