Elderly man dies in accident on farm in Co Cavan

Elderly man dies in accident on farm in Co Cavan

A man in his 60s has died in an industrial accident on a farm in the Virginia area of Co. Cavan this afternoon.

The 69-year-old man, believed to be from the Killinkere area, died while working on the roof of a shed at a farm in the Cormaddyduff area in Virginia.

It is understood he fell at around 1.15pm this afternoon.

The HSA and Gardaí are carrying out two separate investigations.

More in this Section

Recently uncovered love letter reveals director's 'schoolboy crush' on Maureen O'HaraRecently uncovered love letter reveals director's 'schoolboy crush' on Maureen O'Hara

Over 7,500 children waiting more than a year for occupational therapy assessmentOver 7,500 children waiting more than a year for occupational therapy assessment

Service commemorates British Army’s deployment in Northern IrelandService commemorates British Army’s deployment in Northern Ireland

Funeral of Roy Keane's father Mossie hears he 'was very proud of all his children'Funeral of Roy Keane's father Mossie hears he 'was very proud of all his children'


Lifestyle

The Menu was delighted to make recent mention of a new UCC postgraduate diploma in Irish food culture and is equally pleased to announce availability of two new bursaries for same.The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

More From The Irish Examiner