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