Gardaí have appealed for information after the body of a 22-year-old man was recovered from the Royal Canal in Dublin.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Ballybough Bridge at around 6.30am.

The man was taken from the water and brought to the Mater Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Gardaí have asked anyone with information to contact them at Fitzgibbon St 01-666 8400, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666111 or any Garda Station.