Gardai in Wicklow town say they have recieved no reports that a baby was found dumped alive in a bin earlier today.
However a number of people told Wicklownews.net that they witnessed the incident.
It is claimed two men were seen acting suspicious at a bin opposite Tesco’s, according to the witnesses when they left one young man went to investigate and found a newborn baby.
The witnesses then said an ambulance was called to the scene and the baby was taken to hospital.
Gardai in Wicklow town said they are unaware of any such incident having taken place and have been unable to verify the claims.
The Irish Mirror are claiming it is a hoax.