The Irish Way Of Determining Parenthood
Since she was destitute, the hospital bill was paid by the town treasury.
Subsequently, the parenthood was determined, and the alleged father was penalized with a heavy fine.
When the treasurer's report was read at the annual town meeting, it was disclosed that the township had realized a handsome profit on the unfortunate (?) event.
One of the town officials then rose and announced,
"Eh...I recommend we breed her again".