A 57-year-old man has died following an assault in the Harold's Cross area of Dublin early yesterday.

The man was found outside Park View Apartments at around 4am on Saturday after emergency services were called to an incident.

He was taken to St James's Hospital but later died.

A man in his early 40s has been arrested in connection with the investigation. 

He is currently being detained at Terenure Garda Station.

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for anyone with information to come forward.

In particular, they are appealing for witnesses who were in the area between Harold’s Cross Bridge and Terenure between 3.30am and 4am on Saturday morning to contact them at Terenure Garda Station on 01 6666473/74, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any garda station.