Gardai appeal for mother to come forward over concerns for her welfare

An investigation is underway into the discovery of a baby's body on a beach in Balbriggan County Dublin.

The discovery was made shortly before 10am this morning. 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.  

They are also are also appealing to anyone else with information to contact Balbriggan Garda Station.