“The Department of Foreign Affairs is aware of the case and providing consular assistance.”
A teenager from Limerick has died while on a holiday on the island of Ios in Greece.
The young man, aged in his late teens, is believed to have died after sustaining a fatal head injury.
According to the Limerick Post, the teenager, named locally as Niall O’Brien, had been holidaying with a group of 20 friends at the time.
A man has been arrested following the incident, while local police continue to investigate the incident, RTE reported on Monday.
A post-mortem is scheduled to take place in the coming days.
The Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Monday that they would provide “consular assistance” to the family of the teenager.
A spokesperson said: “The Department of Foreign Affairs is aware of the case and providing consular assistance.
“The department does not comment on individual details of any specific case.”