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Newborn baby girl found abandoned

Published 08/05/2015

Gardai said the infant was discovered on the Steelstown Road in Rathcoole
Gardai said the infant was discovered on the Steelstown Road in Rathcoole

A newborn baby girl was said to be in a stable condition in hospital after being found abandoned at a business premises.

Gardai said the infant was discovered on the Steelstown Road in Rathcoole, Co Dublin, at about 3.30pm this afternoon.

Detectives believe the baby's mother could be in a distressed state and appealed for information and for her to seek medical help.

The baby was tended to at the scene by medical staff and gardai and was taken to Tallaght Hospital.

Superintendent Brendan Connolly said: "Gardai are concerned for the welfare of the mother of this child and are appealing for her to seek immediate medical treatment and to contact Gardai who are anxious to reunite her with her baby."

Anyone with information regarding the mother or the newborn child is urged to contact officers in Clondalkin.

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