The body was discovered at a property in Bruree around 9am Sunday morning.
A Garda spokesman said: “Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man, aged in his 40s, which occurred on Saturday, 10th October 2020.”
“The man was discovered deceased in a residence in Bruree, Co. Limerick. His body was removed from the scene and taken to Limerick University Hospital where a post-mortem will be carried out in the coming days.”
“The results of the post-mortem will determine the course of the investigation.“
Gardai said their investigations were “continuing“ however sources said foul play is not suspected.