The body of a young man has been discovered in Galway.
The remains of the man in his late 20s were discovered at City Hall on the College Road at around 9:30 this morning.
Gardai were called to the scene around mid-day when the discovery made in an area of shrubbery near City Hall.
His body was taken to University Hospital Galway for post mortem examination.
Gardai say the results of the post mortem will determine the course of the investigation.
Today's scheduled meeting of Galway City Council has been deferred as a result.