Man dies in hospital after Dungloe fall

A man who was found with serious injuries at the bottom of stairs at an apartment in Dungloe in the early hours of Monday morning has died.

The man, understood to be in his late sixties, was found around 1.30am on Monday morning at an apartment at the rear of a building on Dungloe's Main Street. He was rushed to Letterkenny General Hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

Gardai sealed off the area and carried out a forensic examination of the location on Monday afternoon.

The man's name has not yet been released. It is understood he was from the Newcastle area of England but had been living in Dungloe for some years. He was well known in music circles in the Rosses area.