An investigation is under way after a car with a baby in it was taken from outside a house in Baldoyle in Dublin this morning.

The incident happened at about 7.30am in the Parkvale estate.

The car was found abandoned about 45 minutes later in Clongriffin with the 13-month-old baby girl in it.

The baby was unharmed and she has now been reunited with her family.

No arrests have been made.

Gardaí have appealed for anyone who may have seen 05D navy Opel Vectra between 7.30am and 8.15am to contact them in Howth on 01-6664900 or Raheny on 01-6664300.