A man has been arrested after a woman's body was found in a house in Dublin on Sunday.

The 58-year-old was detained in the Dublin area this morning and is being questioned at Rathfarnham Garda Station.

The body of the woman, aged in her late 50s, was found at the house at Woodlawn Park Grove in Firhouse after emergency services were called at around 1.30pm on Sunday.

A post mortem examination was carried out at Tallaght Hospital.