Gardai investigating an allegation about the death of a newborn baby in the 1970s are to search a house in Dublin.
The search warrant was executed at the property in the south of the city on Thursday evening.
Gardai based at Crumlin said the search was anticipated to take two to three weeks.
A Garda spokesman said: "The result of this search will determine the future direction of the investigation."
He said further updates would be provided at the conclusion of the operation.