A teenage boy has died in an accident on a farm in Tipperary.
The Health and Safety Authority (HSE) has confirmed the accident happened in Boulaglass, Newtown, Nenagh near the Clare/Tipperary border on Sunday afternoon.
Media reports suggest the teenager fell from the back of a tractor.
The HSA was alerted about the incident at 4pm yesterday and is carrying out an investigation.
The Junior Cert student, who attended St Anne’s Secondary School, Killaloe, fell from a tractor while working on his uncle’s farm shortly before 6pm.
It is the first farming death of 2018.
- Digital Desk