Europe

Irishman 'dies after balcony fall' in Tenerife

  • 2 January 2013
  • From the section Europe
Sign outside Irish Department of Foreign Affairs
The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin is providing consular assistance

A man from the Republic of Ireland has died in an accident in the Canary Islands.

It is believed that Robert Delves, from north County Dublin, fell from a third-floor balcony in Tenerife.

The Irish state broadcaster, RTE, reported that the accident happened at an apartment in the El M├ędano holiday resort on Tuesday night.

Tenerife police are investigating and the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance.