It is after the discovery of the man's body was made early this morning

Gardai believe a man whose body was found in a park in Dublin met a 'violent death'.

The body of 23-year-old Adam Muldoon was discovered shortly after 6.30am this morning  in Bultler Park on the Cheeverstown Road in Tallaght.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was later removed to the Morgue at Whitehall where a post-mortem was carried out by the assistant State Pathologist Dr Bolster.

The scene of the incident remains sealed off and a full forensic examination has been carried out by officers from the Garda Technical Bureau.

Searches at the site are continuing and incident room has been established at Tallaght Garda Station.

Superintendent Ian Lackey from Tallaght Garda Station has appealed to the public for information:

Superintendent Ian Lackey from Tallaght Garda Station has appealed to the public for information.

Gardai are asking anyone who was in the Butler Park area either yesterday evening or early this morning to contact Tallaght Garda Station.