Gardaí are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a house in Firhouse, Dublin yesterday.

Emergency services and gardaí were called to Woodlawn Park Grove at about 1.30pm.

A woman in her late 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.

The State Pathologist's office was notified and the body was removed to Tallaght Hospital.

A post-mortem examination is to be carried out later.

The scene has been preserved and garda inquiries are ongoing.