A woman in her 40s is due to appear in court tomorrow charged in connection with the discovery of a man's body at an apartment in Roscrea.

The body of a Lithuanian man, who was also in his forties, was found at an apartment at The Maltings in the Co Tipperary town in the early hours of Sunday morning.

He died after being stabbed a number of times in the apartment in which he was visiting.

The woman, whom he knew, was arrested shortly after gardaí arrived on the scene.

She is also from eastern Europe and is in her mid-40s.

She is due to appear in Thurles District Court at 10.30am.