Irishman in critical condition after falling from hotel balcony in Ibiza

An Irishman is in critical condition after he fell from a hotel balcony in Ibiza.

The 27-year-old was taken to the island hospital, Can Misses, before being transferred to Son Espases in Majorca.

Reports indicate that the incident happened at the Piscis Park Hotel in the party resort of San Antonio in the early hours of Friday morning.

It is feared that he may have suffered a life-changing spinal cord injury which could affect his chances of walking again.

A local health service source confirmed: “A 27-year-old Irishman has been transferred in a critical condition to Can Misses Hospital and subsequently Son Espases Hospital in Majorca.

“He fell from a first-floor balcony into a pool.”

The Department of Foreign Affairs are aware of the incident and and have said they are ready to provide assistance if requested.