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Irish baby born on a train given free rail travel for 25 years

(Source: BBC News, June 13, 2019)

LONDON — A baby girl who was born on an Irish train has been given 25 years' worth of free rail travel. The unscheduled arrival happened on the 15:05 local time service from Galway to Dublin on Tuesday, June 11. A doctor and two nurses who were on the train at the time helped to deliver the baby on board. Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) said that they would provide free transport to the child "throughout her childhood and up to age 25" due to the unique circumstances of her birth.

Full story: BBC News

Friday, June 14, 2019

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