Young Ennistymon mother gives birth to Quintuplets

5th August 1807
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Five babies all at once (and no Epidural)

A poor woman, aged 22 years, residing at Lahinch, near Ennistimon, in the county of Clare, was safely delivered of five children, three sons and two daughters, who, with the mother, are likely to do well, the whole, family being declared 'in a way the most thriving.'

Hereford Journal - Wednesday 05 August 1807