A garda at the scene of the dumping
Gardaí responded to reports of illegal dumping on a roadway over the weekend.
Then incident happened on a quiet roadway in West Dublin.
Gardaí said that contact details of the owner recovered from the rubbish.
A Garda spokesman added: "Investigations are underway."
Leaving or throwing litter in a public place is an offence that can result in an on-the-spot fine of €150, or a maximum fine of €3,000 if you are convicted in the District Court.
Local authority litter wardens and the Gardaí can issue on-the-spot fines.
If you continue littering after conviction, you may be fined up to €600 a day.
If you are convicted of a litter offence, you may also have to pay the local authority’s legal costs.
The Protection of the Environment Act 2003 introduced on-the-spot fines of up to €130,000 for causing environmental pollution, and €10,000 per day thereafter for continuing offences.