Man critically ill after Falcarragh house explosion

A man is critically ill in a Dublin hospital following an explosion at a house in the Cloonbara area of Falcarragh.

Emergency services received a call around 10pm last night. Two units of the fire brigade attended.

The house has been extensively damaged.

Gardai are to carry out a forensic examination of the house this morning, but are stressing there's nothing suspicious about the blast, and they believe it was an accident.

The man was initially taken to Letterkenny General Hospital but has since been transferred to a Dublin Hospital.