Coombe infants birthed within 12 hrs of each various other reunite to mark 30th birthdays

By Rachel Cunningham

Social adhesive is a term sociologists utilize to define when people’s feeling of social connection is reinforced via a common experience.

Evidently, the adhesive that bonded Caroline O’Leary, Helen Conlon as well as Kathleen Burke when the 3 women fulfilled at the Coombe Female & & Newborn University Hospital in August 1991 has only reinforced over the last 30-year period.

Coombe infants 30th birthday celebration. (l tor) Patrick Quinlan; Eoin Conlan; Caoimhe Whelan; Caroline O’Leary; Kathleen Burke and Helen Conlan on Portmarnock Beach in Dublin. Caroline, Helen and Kathleen met at the Coombe Women & & Infants University Hospital in August 1991, their infants birthed within 12 hrs of each other.
Picture: Sasko Lazarov/ Photocall Ireland

Their 3 children, Caoimhe, Eoin and Patrick, were all born in the very same healthcare facility within 12 hrs of each other. The 3 mommies developed a strong friendship as well as, prior to leaving the hospital, consented to fulfill the list below year when the children were one year old. Ever since, the family members have fulfilled every year considering that on Portmarnock Beach, with recently noting thirty years because their very first meeting as well as the three kids’s 30th birthday celebrations.

It was events well-rounded, as the 3 moms and their (not so childlike) youngsters enjoyed cake and also gelato on the beach and also reviewed the connections of long-lasting friendship.

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