An investigation is under way after the body of a woman in her 30s was discovered at a house in Lixnaw in Co Kerry earlier today.

The house has been sealed off for a technical examination.

The woman's body has been removed to University Hospital Kerry, where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

Gardaí said the results of the post-mortem will determine the course of their investigation.

Lixnaw village is located around 18km from Tralee.