Gardaí in Tallaght are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man's body last night.
The body was discovered in a field near Killanarden Hill in Tallaght at approximately 9pm yesterday evening.
It is understood the male was aged in his 20's.
The Coroner and the State Pathologist have been notified and the scene is preserved pending a full technical and forensic examination.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station 01-6666000.