An investigation is under way into a suspected hit-and-run in Co Cork, in which a 67-year-old man died.

The man's body was discovered at around 9.30am on the road from Castlecor to Johns Bridge at Ballybane, Liscarroll.

The scene has been preserved and diversions are in place.

The man's body remains at the scene.

Gardaí have issued an appeal to any witnesses or anyone who may have been in the area between 10pm last night and 10am this morning to contact  Mallow Garda Station on 022 31450, the Garda Confidential Telephone on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.