Body is found at Fawnagown, County Tipperary

Police in the Republic of Ireland have begun an investigation after a body was found in County Tipperary.

The discovery was made at the rear of a house at Fawnagown, Tipperary town, at about 14:00 BST.

A police spokesman said the scene has been preserved for forensic examination and the state pathologist had been notified.

There are no further details at present.