Man has been shot dead in Co Meath

A man has been shot dead in Co Meath.

The gun attack happened in the car park of a pub in Gormanston at around 2.30 this afternoon.

Its understood the dead man was in his thirties and was from the Dunleer area of Co. Louth.

The shooting is being liked to dissident republican activity.

Emergency services are at the scene which has been sealed off, and the State Pathologist has been called in.