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The family of a previously unidentified injured Irishman in Bali have been contacted

A Facebook campaign was launched to identify the man.

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THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN Affairs are providing consular assistance in the case of an Irish man who was found with injuries in Bali a number of days ago.

A Facebook appeal by expats on the Indonesian island as well as in Australia was launched in an attempt to identify him and contact his family.

It had been reported that he had said he was Irish and and that had been working in Australia but details about his identity remained unclear. He is believed to be in his 20s.

It’s understood now however that he has been identified and the department has been in contact with his family.

The department confirmed that they were alerted to the case and have been providing assistance.

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