As part of our involvement in the BBC's Playing our Part campaign, today we're sharing some of the stories that have emerged as people open up about their stories of loneliness. Thank you to everyone who got involved!
Limavady man rescued by policeman
Louis McConnell talks to Hugo Duncan about loneliness
Clare-Ann Magee of Carers NI on how to reach out to carers this Christmas
'Christmas can be a very sad time'
Carol Dooey from The Hub in Cookstown opens their doors for all in need on Christmas Day
Rebecca Nowland, Peter McBride and Lynda Neilands discuss experiences of loneliness.