Gardaí at Donnybrook Station are investigating the discovery of the body of a female in a house at Ranelagh Road in Dublin 6.

The body was discovered at approximately 3.45pm this afternoon. The body remains at the scene and the area has been sealed off for a technical examination.

The office of the State Pathologist has been notified.

Anyone who may have any information is asked to contact Donnybrook Garda station on 01 666 9200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.