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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# baby on board

Last year
State parental leave expanded to seven weeks
New parents can now take up to seven weeks leave as part of measures introduced by the Departments of Children and Social Protection.
Minister for Justice Helen McEntee expecting second child
Last year, McEntee became the first sitting Cabinet minister in the history of the Irish State to give birth while in office.
Pilot 'baby bundles' to be given to new parents
The bundles will be distributed to 500 newborns and their parents.
All time
'I ran a world record 12 weeks after she was born' - returning to elite sport after childbirth
The42 looks at how some of Ireland’s top athletes resumed their sporting career after having a baby.
Justice Minister Helen McEntee announces she is pregnant
The minister announced her pregnancy on social media this morning.
'Baby and mother are good. It was just a mad 24 hours': From the Rotunda to Tallaght Stadium
Stephen O’Donnell’s wife gave birth to their first child on Friday before he took charge of his first Dublin derby.
7 'joys' of pregnancy that most definitely weren't joyful for me
Sure, eating for two was enjoyable… when I wasn’t battling all-consuming heartburn.
A card-based system has created more awareness for disabled people in the UK - could it work here?
The JAM card has proven such a success in Northern Ireland that activists are calling for its introduction here.
New 'Baby on Board' badges launched - for pregnant women on public transport
The badge will hopefully see more people giving up their seats for pregnant people on public transport.
Jamie Heaslip and wife Sheena gave their new baby daughter a name inspired by the Beckhams
“Simply speechless.”
Mothers-to-be can now get baby on board badges for the train
Irish Rail today announced the launch of the new service.
'People see me and they just ignore me': Is priority seating being used properly?
Requests have been made to ensure priority seating is more clearly marked, and for Iarnród Éireann to consider ‘Baby on Board’ badges for expectant mothers.
Baby boy delivered in Dublin Port Tunnel
Members of Swords ambulance crews assisted in the delivery.
This Dad-to-be's lovely Facebook tribute to his pregnant fiancée is going insanely viral
“Make her feel like she is a damn queen.”
This Dad has written a wonderfully honest post about taking your baby on holiday
“We had a checklist for what to pack, it had just one item on it:… ‘Everything’”
"Is there a doctor on board?" - Watch this woman give birth in a plane over the Pacific
Six flight attendants wearing surgical masks can be seen
11 people who just found out there's a baby on the way
Our hearts.
This woman gave birth in a car and the whole internet can't get enough of it
This is a GRAPHIC but ultimately happy story.
Woman gives birth to baby girl on flight to Japan
The mother and baby are currently in hospital and are believed to be doing well.
Poll: Should smoking be banned in private cars?
The Minister for Health has said he would consider banning smoking in private vehicles. How would you react?
Children on board? Smoking in cars may be banned
Health Minister James Reilly says he’s in favour of legislating on smoking in cars.