The discovery was made around 1pm on Sunday.
Gardaí in Drogheda are investigating all the circumstances following the discovery of a body on Baltray Road, near Termonfeckin in Louth.
The body was discovered at approximately 1pm today (Sunday 19 January).
The body of a man, whose age is currently unknown, was removed from the scene to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
A post-mortem is scheduled to take place in due course, and the results of which will determine the course of the investigation.
More details to follow.