An Irishman has died in a road traffic accident in Bali.

Local media are reporting that the 26-year-old's body was found in North Kuta yesterday morning.

The man had been driving a motorcycle.

It is understood he had been living in Freemantle in Western Australia.

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that it is aware of the incident.

A spokesperson for the department said it is providing consular assistance to the man's family.

The spokesperson said: "As with all consular cases, the department does not comment on the details of any specific case."