Man with Longford links dies in Spain

A young man with Longford links has died after falling from an eight-story balcony in Spain on Sunday night.

A young man with Longford links has died after falling from an eight-story balcony in Spain on Sunday night.

Daniel Kenny (24) from Athlone is a grandson of May Kenny, Killashee Street, who formerly ran the successful Kenny’s Garage with her husband, Dan, who passed away a number of years ago.

Daniel is the son of Donal Kenny, who himself runs the Auto Parts and Tyres company in Golden Island, Athlone.

It is understood that the young man fell from a balcony outside his room in the hotel in which he was staying in the Santa Ponsa area of Majorca.

The Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed they were in contact with Mr Kenny’s family and were providing consular assistance.