First baby of year born in Mid West

Mums and dads across the country have been welcoming the first babies of 2013.

In Cork Christine Casey from Carrigtwohill gave birth to her little girl Lexi at 12:03, while the first Dublin baby of the New Year was born at the National Maternity Hospital on Holles Street - the little girl arrived at just 12 minutes past midnight.

But the first baby of 2013 was born at the Mid Western Regional Maternity Hospital in Limerick.

Baby boy Leo McNamara came into the world at just one minute past midnight.

More in this Section

Interim CEO defends charity regulator role in dealing with Console corruption allegations

Wallace: Government ‘kicking the can down the road’ on fatal foetal abnormalities bill

President Higgins to attend Battle of the Somme commemoration in France

Hayes calls on Europe to act fast to aid Irish economy after Brexit vote


You might also like

Today's Stories

Enda Kenny ‘main obstacle’ to free vote on abortion bill

Rehab want Paul Kelly to return People of the Year award

Appeal to GAA fans regarding parking near Cork's Páirc Uí Rinn stadium

Irish researcher proves there is a lot more to ‘selfies’ than meets the eye

Lifestyle

How to rock gold eye shadow!

New book chronicles the changing of time for the Irish pub

Feminist Gloria Steinem hasn't let age slow her down and is as outspoken as ever

Ask Audrey has been sorting out Cork people for years

More From The Irish Examiner