An investigation has taken place following the discovery of the body of a newborn baby in the boot of a car.
It is understood the mother suffered stillbirth in Co Offaly just before Easter.
The body of a newborn baby was discovered almost three weeks ago on March 29th near Birr.
The infant was found in the boot of a car and it is believed the mother had suffered a stillbirth in the vehicle a number of days before.
It is understood the case came to light after she presented herself to hospital.
A post mortem, carried out on Sunday April 1st, concluded the baby died of natural causes.
Gardaí are treating the case as a tragedy and a file is being prepared for the coroner.