A woman in her 80s who was injured in a house fire in Osberstown, Co Kildare yesterday has died.

Emergency services were called to the scene at about 11.45am yesterday morning after the alarm was raised by a passerby who noticed the blaze.

Three fire brigades attended the scene as well as two advance paramedic jeeps and five units from the gardaí.

The fire service had said that the fire was localised to one room and was extinguished quickly and without difficulty.

A full garda forensic examination of the house has taken place.