Human remains have been found in a bag on a road in Dublin.

The discovery was made at Moatview Gardens in Coolock just after 10pm.

Gardaí have not identified the victim, but they believe they died violently.

The scene has been preserved for a forensic and technical examination.

The Garda Technical Bureau and the State Pathologist's Office have been informed.

An incident room has been established at Coolock Garda Station and anyone with information is asked to contact the station on 01 6664200.