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Elderly Man Died in a House Fire in Hollymount Overnight

A man died in a house fire in Hollymount, in south Mayo overnight.

The man, aged 82, was alone in the house at Ballymangan, Hollymount.

Shortly before midnight a neighbor alerted the emergency services.

A number of fire brigades attended.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was removed to Mayo University Hospital where a post mortem will take place.

His name has not yet been released by gardai.

The scene has been sealed off and a technical examination will be carried out 



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