A man found with serious head injuries in Bray on Saturday morning has died in hospital.
The 45 year old was found unconscious outside a hotel on Main St at around 2am.
He was rushed to Beaumont Hospital for treatment, where he was later pronounced dead.
A post mortem of the man's body is taking place today.
Gardai have sealed off the scene in Bray to allow for a forensic examination to take place.
They are currently investigating all aspects to the incident to determine the exact cause of the man's death.
Anyone who was in the area at the time or who has any information are asked to contact Bray Garda Station on 01- 666 5300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.