A man who died in a house fire in Moylough yesterday has been named locally as Pat Kenny.

Mr Kenny, who was in his 60's, died alone in his two storey house at Moate in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The alarm was raised at around 5 o’clock and local fire crews brought the blaze under control.

Mr Kenny's body was found inside and was taken to the Portiuncla Hospital in Ballinsloe where a post mortem has taken place.

Gardai say the scene has been examined by scene of crime officers and investigations are ongoing, though foul play isn't suspected at this time.

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