An investigation is underway into the cause of a man’s sudden death in Athy.
The remains of the man, believed to be 40-years-old, was found in a house in the Ardrew Meadows estate around 10pm last night.
The body was removed to Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise where a post-mortem examination is due to take place.
Gardaí say they are not treating the man's death as suspicious.
The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination.