Latest: Former national ploughing champion dies after farming accident in Wexford

Update 9.32pm: The man who died following a farming accident in Co Wexford has been named locally as Martin Keogh Jnr.

RTÉ have reported that Mr Keogh who has a very young family was a former national ploughing champion.

His father was also once the World ploughing champion.

Earlier: A 33-year-old man has died following a farm accident in Co Wexford.

The man is believed to have died in a molasses tank around 12.30pm today.

He was pronounced dead at the scene are emergency services are still at the scene at the farm in Foulksmills.

His body has been removed to University Hospital in Waterford for a post mortem examination.

The Health and Safety Authority has been notified.

Meanwhile, a man believed to be in his 80s has been airlifted to hospital after an accident at his house near Ballycullane in Wexford.

It is understood the man is in a critical condition.


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