Europe

Irishman 'dies after balcony fall' in Tenerife

Sign outside Irish Department of Foreign Affairs
Image caption 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 Médano holiday resort on Tuesday night.

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