Gardaí in Dublin are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of a man's body in the Grand Canal in Dolphins Barn.

The body of the man, aged in his 20s, was removed from the scene yesterday and taken for a post-mortem at Dublin City Mortuary.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have been in the Dolphins Barn area, particularly along the Grand Canal, between the hours of 2am and 5am yesterday.

Any road users who were travelling at the time with camera footage are asked to make this available to gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crumlin Garda station on 01 666 6200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.