THE body of a 46-year-old woman has been discovered at a house just outside Castlebar, Co Mayo, in suspicious circumstances.
Gardai are on the scene and are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the woman's death.
The grim discovery was made at around 1.40am this morning at a home in Derrycrieve, Islandeady, Castlebar, Co Mayo.
The scene has been preserved pending a Garda Technical examination and the State pathologist's office has been notified.
Gardai have not made any arrests and investigations into the incident are ongoing.