BREAKING: Man (60s) dies following farm accident in Drimoleague

March 4th, 2022 9:31 AM

By Kieran O'Mahony

A man in his 30s was pronounced dead at Drinagh Lake yesterday afternoon.

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A  man in his 60s, who is understood to be well known in IFA circles in West Cork, has died following a fatal workplace accident in Drimoleague yesterday afternoon.

Both gardaí and emergency services attended the accident at the farm  at approximately 3.30pm  and the body of a man  was located on a farm in the area.

The body of the man was removed from the scene to Cork University Hospital where a post-mortem will take place in due course.

The Health Safety Authority (HSA) will now conduct an investigation.

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