Gardai have confirmed that a man died in a house fire in north Mayo yesterday evening.
The alarm was raised at about 6.45pm when a neighbour spotted the blaze at a house in Glenlara near Belmullet.
It's understood the man who died was living alone.
Emergency services attended the scene, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
His body was removed to Mayo University Hospital for a post-mortem examination.
A technical examination is ongoing at the scene of the tragedy.