Irishman on honeymoon is confirmed dead after Greek wildfires

A newly married Irishman is confirmed dead after being caught up in wildfires in Greece.

Brian O'Callaghan-Westropp, who was on honeymoon, became separated from his wife Zoe Holohan trying to escape the flames in the seaside resort of Mati.

In a statement, the two families said they were "deeply saddened" by his death.

They also asked for privacy "as we grieve and as Zoe makes her recovery."

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