An 18-year-old woman is in hospital after falling from a hotel balcony in Co Offaly in the early hours of this morning.

Gardaí said she fell from a first floor balcony at the Bridge House Hotel onto a parked car underneath at around 1.15am.

The woman is being treated at Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore where her condition is said to be 'non-life threatening.'

The Health and Safety Authority has launched an investigation.