A man's body has been pulled from Dublin's Grand Canal 2 months ago

A man's body has been pulled from Dublin's Grand Canal

The investigation is ongoing.

The body of a man has been discovered in Dublin's Grand Canal on Sunday and pulled from the water.

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Gardaí discovered the body at the Dolphin's Barn section in the afternoon and his body was removed and taken to Dublin City Mortuary for a post mortem to take place.

Gardaí have added that the results will determine how their investigation will go forward as they are currently investigating all circumstances around the discovery.

A garda spokesman said: "Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body of a man in the Grand Canal at Dolphins barn [Sunday] afternoon.

"The body has been removed from the scene to Dublin City Mortuary for a post mortem, the results of which will direct the course of the investigation."

The founder of Feed Our Homeless charity also told The Mirror that the man is believed to be homeless, saying: "It’s very sad to hear today that the body of a man believed to be homeless and in his 20s has been found under a bridge at Dolphins Barn.

"This is believed to be the second death of a homeless person within a 24 hour period.

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"In a separate incident another man who was believed to be homeless also sadly lost his life in Dublin City centre on Saturday night."