Gardai issue fresh appeal following discovery of baby in Dublin

By: William O’Toole

Gardaí in Dublin have issued a fresh appeal following the discovery on a new-born baby girl who was found dumped in a lane in West Dublin on Friday.

It is believed that the baby might have been born been born 24–36 hours prior to her discovery according to medical reports.

This Afternoon, Gardaí issued replica’s of items that were found with the baby, in the hope that it might jog the public’s memory. The items included a green paper Marks and Spencer bag, a black plastic refuse sack and a fleece throw (Primark home).

Gardaí are also concerned about the well-being of the child’s mother and have asked her to seek medical attention immediately.

Superintendent Brendan Connolly, Clondalkin Garda station, said that : “Gardaí are concerned for the welfare of the mother of this child and are appealing for her to seek immediate medical treatment and to contact Gardaí who are anxious to reunite her with her baby,”

“This mother has nothing to fear, we are here to help and the matter will be dealt with compassionately and sensitively.”

Anyone who can assist Gardaí are asked to contact them in Clondalkin Garda Station on 01 6667600, or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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