Gardaí are investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered in Cork this morning.

The remains of the 29-year-old man were found at around 7am at a farm house in Shanavagoon, Ladysbridge, Co Cork.

It is understood he had a number of injuries.

His body was removed to Cork University Hospital where a post mortem is due to take place.

The scene is currently preserved and the State Pathologist has been notified.

A man in his late 20s has been arrested and is currently being detained at Cobh Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.