Thursday 23 October 2014

Guest falls to death as he tries to get back into hotel

Published 13/02/2014 | 10:14

Sligo fall victim Cathal Reilly
The Sligo City Hotel

GARDAI have launched an investigation after a 28-year-old man has died from a fall at a hotel today.

28-year-old Cathal Reilly died this morning.

Officers believe the man was attempting to get into the Sligo City Hotel when he fell from a height at 1.45am today.

He was rushed to Sligo Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The dead man, from County Meath, was a guest at the hotel and had been trying to get back inside when he fell, gardai believe

A woman who was with him was injured in the incident and is being treated in hospital in Sligo today.

Gardai say the death is being treated as a “tragic incident.”

Greg Harkin

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