A post mortem examination is due to be carried out on the body of a man found dead in a hotel room in Dublin yesterday.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, had checked in to Bewleys Hotel Newlands Cross in Clondalkin on Tuesday night.

He was found dead at about 3.15pm yesterday afternoon.

Gardaí are awaiting the results of the post mortem to determine which direction their investigation will take.