Garda inquiries are underway.

An investigation is underway after the death of a teenage boy in Tallaght in Dublin last night.

The boy was discovered unresponsive in the Ballycullen area at 11pm, and gardai and emergency services were called to the scene.

The teen was taken to the Children’s Hospital in Crumlin where he later passed away.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place, which will determine the course of the garda investigation.