Gardaí are investigating the discovery of the body of what appears to be a newborn baby (sex unknown at this point) on a beach at Balbriggan Co. Dublin.
The discovery was made shortly before 10am on Saturday 15th December 2018. The scene is currently sealed off and a technical examination of the area has begun.
Gardaí have concerns about the wellbeing of the child's mother and are asking her to come forward. Gardaí are also appealing to anyone else with information to contact Balbriggan Garda Station on 01 8020510.
The media are invited to attend a media appeal to be held at Balbriggan Garda Station at 4.30 pm on 15th December 2018.