A suspected cannabis grow-house has been found at the back of house in Drogheda where an explosion has killed one man and injured two other people.
It's believed a fire broke out after a boiler exploded at the property on the Termonfeckin Road.
A man in his fifties and woman in her twenties are believed to have suffered burns and have been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.
Gardai say their injuries are serious but not life threatening.
The scene is preserved for technical examination and an investigation into the cause is continuing.