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Dublin Fire Brigade help mum deliver baby during Storm Barra

"As Storm Barra impacted Dublin last night, firefighter/paramedics from Tallaght fire station were called to a baby in a big hurry"
Mum and baby are both doing well (Dublin Fire Brigade Twitter)

Mum and baby are both doing well (Dublin Fire Brigade Twitter)

Neil Fetherstonhaugh

A baby born during the height of Storm Barra is doing well, Dublin Fire Brigade has said, after their firefighters helped with the delivery.

Emergency workers from Tallaght Fire Station attended to the pregnant mother as the storm hit Dublin.

They then helped the expectant mum and assisted her with the delivery of her baby girl, who was named Pria.

In a post on Twitter, Dublin Fire Brigade confirmed that baby Pria was healthy, and that she and her mum were both doing well.

The tweet reads: "As Storm Barra impacted Dublin last night, firefighter/paramedics from Tallaght fire station were called to a baby in a big hurry.

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"They assisted mum with the delivery of a healthy baby girl. Mum and baby Pria are doing well."

People took to the comments section to leave messages of support and praise for the teams.

“Well done crew involved in this,” one person wrote, while another added: “Oh well done to DFB Team and congratulations to brave mother and beautiful baby girl.”

Another said: “Congratulations to mum and Pria. Thanks to those who attended," and another comment said: “Awww congratulations momma, she’s a beauty. Well done to all. "


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