A 35-year-old man was found dead with suspected stab wounds in a Limerick village this afternoon, according to The Irish Mirror.
The incident happened at around 5pm in in the rural village of Pallaskenry.
Gardaí said in a statement: "Gardai in Newcastlewest are investigating the death of male in his 30's in a house in the village of Pallaskenry, Co Limerick on the 30th December 2017.
"Gardai were called to the scene shortly before 5pm and discovered the body of a male in a house, the area was immediately sealed off for a technical examination. The office of the State Pathologist has been notified. The body remains at the scene.
"Gardai are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact the Gardai in Newcastlewest on 061 393102, the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station."