19-year-old man dies on holidays in Cyprus

A 19-year-old man has died following an incident in the popular resort of Ayia Napa in Cyprus.

Conor Morgan, a DCU student from Co Louth, died while on holidays but it is not yet clear what circumstances led to his death.

Conor Morgan. Photo: Dundalk Gaels.

The teenager played football with the Dundalk Gaels who described him as a ''great friend''.

Paying tribute to him on Facebook, the club wrote: ''Dundalk Gaels regret to announce the death, while on holidays, of our club member, player and great friend Conor ‘Morgie’ Morgan.

''Our thoughts and prayers are with his family Paul, Blathnaid and Sarah at this incredibly difficult and devastating time.

“Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.”

Conor is a former student of De la Salle College and had represented Louth at underage level in football.

A minute's silence in his memory was observed in Ruislip this afternoon before the All Ireland qualifier between Louth and London.

DCU also paid tribute to Conor, saying that their thoughts and prayers and with Conor's family and friends.

- Digital Desk

Related Articles

18 artists receive €360,000 in Next Generation bursaries

Niall Quinn: Investment in sports facilities should be a 'key government commitment'

The people in business taking on new roles at the top

Peter Casey working on project for Newstalk - reports

More in this Section

UK and Romanian nationals head the list of foreign nationals allocated PPS numbers in 2017

Gardaí making further inquiries into death of man, 65, at his Meath home

'I had no choice': Mum had son prosecuted for arson to get him help for mental health problems

Making a difference to millions of lives - Ireland's community heroes honoured


Unmasking Limerick's newest masked rapper

How to stop tensions boiling over this festive season

Decorating your house for Christmas? Here's some advice from three Irish interior designers

A look back at the 10 big stories form the year in music

More From The Irish Examiner