A post mortem is due to take place on Monday after the body of missing person Rory Gahan was discovered in a building on the Old Dublin Road in Carlow on Friday.
Gardaí were alerted and a resident doctor attended the scene and pronounced Rory dead at 3.20pm on Friday.
The body of the 34-year-old male was removed to Waterford University Hospital where a post mortem will be carried out on Monday and Gardaí are awaiting its results.
Rory was reported missing on January 1 of this year having last been seen at Christmas.
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