Gardaí are treating as suspicious the death of a woman whose body was discovered in a house in Dublin this morning.

A post mortem examination was being carried out this evening.

A man is helping gardaí with their inquiries.

The woman in her 40s was found in a house on Blackhorse Avenue at 8.30am.

The body was removed from the house following a preliminary examination by the State Pathologist.

The scene was sealed off.