A man has been shot dead in Dublin.

Alan Ryan, 32, was one of two men shot at around 3.30pm. The shooting happened near his home at Grange Lodge Avenue in Clongriffin.

He was taken to Beaumont Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The second man, who is also in his 30s, is being treated at Beaumont Hospital.

A car was discovered burnt out a short time later on Hole in the Wall Road.

Both scenes have been sealed off.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses or anyone who was in either the area of Grange Lodge or Hole in the Wall Road to contact them at Coolock Garda Station on 01-6664200.