While most of us have been hibernating from the Beast at home in front of the fire, people up and down the country have been battling the snow storm to make it in to work in hospitals and emergency services, to care for neighbours and elderly relatives, to clear roads and push cars and deliver food and keep the heartbeat of the country beating while it sleeps under a blanket of snow.
The Irish Times wants to hear your stories about the people who helped you and yours out in recent days. Was it an employee who spent the night in a hotel so they could make it to work this morning? The midwife who delivered your baby? The neighbour who shared their last sliced pan, or the friend who came to rescue you when you had to abandon your car?
Share your Snow Hero stories using this form (max 200 words). Please attach a photograph if you have one. Don’t forget to tell us where you are living.
A selection of stories will be published on irishtimes.com.