Gardai in Portarlington, Co Laois, last night arrested two men in connection with their investigation surrounding the discovery of a body of a 26-year-old man in a house on Spa Street, Portarlington, yesterday evening.
The two men, aged in the early 30s and mid-40s are currently detained at Portlaoise Garda Station.
The scene has been preserved for a technical examination and a post mortem is due to take place later today.
The man is believed to have been stabbed.
Gardai were called to the scene at 5pm yesterday evening.
It is understood the victim - a Latvian national - had been drinking with others.
A row broke out and he was stabbed