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Heroic firefighters deliver baby Eva in the back of an ambulance

Cormac Fitzgerald

Published 03/08/2015 | 12:43

Baby Eva. Photo: DFB Swords Facebook
Baby Eva. Photo: DFB Swords Facebook
Dublin Fire Brigade Source: DFB

A baby girl was delivered by firefighter paramedics last night in the back of an ambulance.

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Paramedics from Swords were called to assist a woman in labour last night at around 3am.

The ambulance was en route to the hospital when the woman went into the final stages of labour.

The baby girl was delivered by firefighter paramedics Barry Holohan and Steve McNally at 3:10am.

The baby is named Eva and her parents said they were 'delighted' for her story to be shared.

The Swords fire brigade offered their congratulations to the family.

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