A mountain-climber from Dublin died while climbing Mweelrea Mountain in Co Mayo yesterday.
Gardai confirmed that a man in his 60s died while climbing the mountain near Louisburgh.
"A sudden death was reported to Gardai yesterday at Mweelrea mountain," according to a spokesman for the garda press office.
The alarm was raised by a fellow climber.
Local emergency services assisted in the recovery operation.
The man’s body was taken to Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar for a post-mortem.
Gardai say they are not treating the death as suspicious.