Gardaí investigating the circumstances of the discovery of the body of a man in Foxrock last night have made an arrest.

A woman (40s) has been arrested in relation to this investigation and is currently detained at Dun Laoghaire Garda station.

The body of the man, believed to be in his 20s was discovered at a house in the Tudor Lawns, Foxrock at approximately 11:30pm on Thursday night.

The scene has been persevered for technical examination and the body remains at scene. The State Pathologist has been informed.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have seen anything unusual in the vicinity late last night to contact Cabinteely Garda Station on 01 – 6665400, The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.