Man arrested after death of mother
A 46-year-old man has been arrested while attempting to leave the country after the death of his mother in a nursing home.
The man was detained at Dublin Airport after relatives raised the alarm.
His 83-year-old mother was found dead in the home in Waterford in the early hours of Monday morning.
The arrested man was taken to Waterford Garda Station for questioning under section four of the Criminal Justice Act.
A garda spokesman said a post-mortem examination has been arranged at Waterford General Hospital.