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Stephanie Flemming and Conor on their wedding day. PHOTO: 
BRUNO ROSA

Stephanie Flemming and Conor on their wedding day. PHOTO: BRUNO ROSA

Stephanie Flemming and Conor on their wedding day. PHOTO: BRUNO ROSA

By the end of March, life was completely suspended for Niamh Kelly. Like everyone, the 38-year-old from Dublin had her world turned upside down by the lockdown restrictions, which brought her work and social life to a halt.

One day she was out for a walk with her husband of seven years when she was suddenly conscious of feeling calmer than she had been in a long time.