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Ten days late but right on time for 2018

Wednesday, 3rd January, 2018 9:14am

Story by Siobhan Holliman
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Ten days late but right on time for 2018

Caroline and Stephen Sheehan with baby Declan. Photo: Ray Ryanw Years Day 35735.jpg

Ten days late but right on time for 2018

Caroline and Stephen Sheehan with baby Declan. Photo: Ray Ryanw Years Day 35735.jpg

NEW Year's Day was certainly a day of firsts for the Sheehan family in Cloonboo. Baby Declan Martin Sheehan weighing 7lbs 3ozs was the first Galway baby of 2018, arriving at University Hospital Galway at 00.49am.

Baby Declan is also the first baby of proud mum and dad Caroline and Stephen who are also looking forward to their first year living in Co Galway in 2018.
The delighted new parents only moved back to Ireland in October after spending five years living in Perth, Australia – where they also met.
October was the last date that Caroline was allowed to fly and so it was then or never, says Stephen.
But Declan wasn't expected to be a New Year baby. He was actually due towards the end of December and finally arrived ten days later.

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