Only baby ever born in Dublin Airport makes return to celebrate 10th birthday

Her mum Catherine shared her experience when she realised that Carey was on the way 10 years ago.

Staff at Dublin Airport recently welcomed back the first and only baby ever born in Terminal 1.

Ten years ago Carey Ingwell was born when she surprised her mum who delivered her in a bathroom on the departures floor.

Carey was born on 25 February 2008 and made history when she became the only baby to have ever been born in Dublin Airport .

Due to Storm Emma, Carey and her mum's original plans to return to Dublin in February to mark her birthday and her grandad Tony's 80th were postponed.

Speaking of Carey's birth a decade ago, mum Catherine Hutson said: "I had no idea I was expecting. I was returning home to Bristol with my family after a weekend in Dublin city celebrating my father-in-law’s 70 birthday, I felt very unwell and to my complete surprise I proceeded to give birth to a baby girl in the cubicle on my own.

“My mother-in-law came looking for me and gave me her coat to wrap around Carey, she then called for help from airport staff. I really want to thank the airport’s emergency services for looking after us so well and getting us to the hospital quickly.”

Carey was treated to a special cake from the team at Dublin Airport for her return to the terminal, along with a voucher to spend in The Loop on her return home to Bristol.

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