A man's body has been discovered at a waste recycling facility in Dublin.

The body was found by staff unloading a waste truck at the facility on Ballymount Road, Dublin 24, shortly before 9am.

The man is believed to be in his 30s and east European in origin.

The body has been removed to Tallaght Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

The results of which are expected to be known later today.