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Friday 22 September 2017

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

Sligo fall victim Cathal Reilly
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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