The unexplained death of a pensioner in Kilkenny is being investigated by gardai.
The body of the woman, aged in her 70s, was discovered in a house in Kilkenny city on Wednesday evening.
The scene is currently preserved and the body of the woman remains at the scene.
A male was detained in Kilkenny Garda Station in relation to this incident.
A Garda spokesman said the force was making no further comment at this time.