We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

File photo. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Shutterstock/Lewis Tse Pui Lung
Phnom Penh

Irish man dies in restaurant in Cambodia

The Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed it was providing consular assistance to the man’s family.

THE DEPARTMENT OF Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is providing consular assistance to the family of an Irish man who died yesterday in Cambodia.

It is believed the man died after collapsing in a restaurant in the capital city of Phnom Penh yesterday afternoon.

A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs said: “We are aware of the case and we are providing consular assistance to his family”.

People in the restaurant attempted to revive the man, but he is said to have been pronounced dead at the scene.

Images of the man in the restaurant were captured on a Facebook Live video, and shared by local media.

Read: Here are the places where you’re most likely to pass your NCT

Read: Leo finally makes an appearance on the campaign trail, as two more ministers declare support

Your Voice
Readers Comments
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.