Noel Kelly with his daughters Elena (7) and Lauren (9) at their home in Tuam, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

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Laura Steerman and family: “We’d all rather spend time at the park or playing, doing arts and crafts or just chilling, rather than dusting the shutters or giving the bathrooms a heavy clean.”

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Rebecca Singleton and her five father figures 
Photographer: Amy French

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