Dalkey cyclist death investigated


Gardaí are investigating the death of a male cyclist (54) following an incident in Dalkey, Co Dublin, last month.

The man was found at about 8.45pm in a collapsed but conscious state on Barnhill Road, Dalkey, on September 28th. He was treated at the scene, close to the Avondale Road roundabout, by an ambulance crew and taken to St Vincent's hospital.

However, the man's condition deteriorated, and he was pronounced dead on October 1st.

Gardaí at Dún Laoghaire are appealing for any witnesses who saw the man cycling on Barnhill Road on that night, or may have been on the road between 8.15pm and 8.45pm, to contact Dun Laoghaire station on 01 6665000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

The victim is described as being 5ft9in to 5ft10in in height; of thin build, with short brown hair going grey; and clean shaven. He was wearing grey bottoms, a dark woolly jumper, blue jacket and navy Converse runners.