Gardaí have confirmed the death of a man, believed to be in his 40s, following a house fire in Kells, County Meath.
According to Independent.ie, Gardaí were alerted to the incident some time close to 8am this morning.
A couple and their children who were also inside the house were uninjured.
The scene has since been closed for a forensic examination. The fire is not being treated as suspicious.