Gardaí are investigating the unexplained death of a 28-year-old man in Cork city at approximately 1.10am.
It is understood that gardaí and emergency services responded to reports of a man who was found unconscious outside a house at Eagle Valley in Wilton.
The residence of the house are understood to be life-long friends with the man.
The man was later pronounced dead at Cork University Hospital.
The course of the investigation will be determined by a postmortem examination which will take place at the hospital.
Gardaí have stated that investigations into the man’s death are ongoing.