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Man dies in Louth house fire

Emergency services attend the scene at Donaghmore in County Louth Image copyright RTE
Image caption It is understood the man died at the scene

A man in his 80s has died in a house fire in Dundalk, County Louth.

Emergency services were called to a property at Donaghmore shortly before 07:00 BST.

Gardaí, the fire service, and the ambulance service attended the scene.

Irish national broadcaster RTÉ reports that a second man is being treated in hospital.