Maynooth man’s Melbourne death

The deceased moved to Melbourne some years ago.
A Kildare man died in the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia earlier today after sustaining head injuries on Saturday.

A Kildare man died in the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia earlier today after sustaining head injuries on Saturday.

Eoin Murray, 30, a past pupil of Maynooth Post Primary school, was found at around 6.00am last Saturday by a passerby injured on Nicholson Street in Fitzroy area of Melbourne, according to a report in Melbourne’s Irish Echo.

He had been in a critical condition since Saturday and died this morning.

Police said they believed there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident but were awaiting a post mortem.

The Leader has learned that Mr Murray comes from the Parklands Square area of Maynooth and was a past pupil of the Post Primary school.

The Echo reported that he became an Australian citizen in March and lived in Collingwood area of Melbourne.

He was working on a website in Melbourne as head of strategy, after taking up the position in June this year.

A business graduate of Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology and previously worked at Dublin radio station 98FM.

He started working at a marketing company in Australia in 2007 and went on to develop a career within the online deals industry.

The Echo said Mr Murray followed the Sydney Swans football team and met members of the Lions squad during their tour earlier this year.

The Department of Foreign Affairs told the Leader it is providing consular assistance to his family.