The body of a man in his 40s has been discovered in Limerick.
Gardaí and emergency services were alerted to the discovery at around five o'clock this morning in Steamboat Quay Car Park.
The scene is currently preserved to allow for a forensic and technical examination by the Garda Technical Bureau. The man's body remains at the scene.
A post-mortem examination will be conducted which will determine the course of the investigation.
Gardaí in Limerick are appealing to anyone who may have information to contact them.
Anyone who was in the vicinity of Steamboat Quay, Dock Road this morning between 4am and 6am is asked to get in contact.