Roscommon fire victim 'very popular' man
The man who died as a result of a house fire in Co Roscommon has been described as a very popular man in the region.
49-year-old Michael Kilcline was found dead at the farmhouse at Weekfield at around 9pm last night.
A post mortem is taking place this evening at Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe.
Gardai are describing the fire as a tragic accident.
Michael is survived by his brother John. Fr John McManus is the local Parish Priest, and spoke about Michael on Midlands 103 radio today.
"[He was] very well-known and very well liked in the wide area," he said.
"It's a tragedy that he died so young - our thoughts are with his brother John at this time."