The body of a man has been found in the courtyard of an apartment block in Ennis, Co Clare.

The discovery was made outside the Mill House apartments at around 1.30am today.

The body has been removed to University Hospital Limerick for a post-mortem examination.

It is understood the death is not being treated as suspicious.

It is believed at this early stage that the man may have sustained fatal injuries as a result of a fall.

Gardaí at Ennis are looking for information from anyone who knew the man or may have any information about what happened to him.