Babes in arms

New Year babies were born to two Laois mothers at the Midland Regional Hospital , Portlaoise , on January 1st. ( L. to  R. ) Martina Knowles , Kilminchy , Portlaoise with baby Macey O'Reilly ( born at 10.30 a.m. weighing 6.lb. 11.oz ) and Karen Walsh , The Heath with baby Cormac ( born at 8.45a.m. weighing 7.lb. 9.oz ).   Photo: Michael Scully .
Babies born at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise on January 1: (L- R) Martina Knowles, Kilminchy, Portlaoise with Macey O’Reilly (born at 10.30am) and Karen Walsh, The Heath with baby Cormac (born at 8.45am).

Babies born at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise on January 1: (L- R) Martina Knowles, Kilminchy, Portlaoise with Macey O’Reilly (born at 10.30am) and Karen Walsh, The Heath with baby Cormac (born at 8.45am).

Photo: Michael Scully.