A 41-year-old taxi driver who was injured in an incident on Dublin's Pearse Street early on Monday morning has died today.

The man was pronounced dead at St James's Hospital this afternoon.

A man in his 20s, who was arrested in connection with the incident, has been released without charge.

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The taxi driver was attacked by a man near the junction of Erne Street.

The man then left the scene and walked in the direction of Erne Street.