HSA to investigate death of Clare farmer

Officials from the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) are due to visit Co Clare today, where an elderly farmer died after being kicked by a cow.

Officials from the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) are due to visit Co Clare today, where an elderly farmer died after being kicked by a cow.

It is reported that the 74-year-old man was kicked a number of times by the animal at a farm in Clonina near Cree at around 11am yesterday morning.

His son, who was also injured, raised the alarm, and the older man was treated by paramedics at the scene, but pronounced dead a short time later.

More in this section

IE_180_logo
Price info

Subscribe to unlock unlimited digital access.
Cancel anytime.

Terms and conditions apply

Puzzles logo
IE-logo

Puzzles hub

Visit our brain gym where you will find simple and cryptic crosswords, sudoku puzzles and much more. Updated at midnight every day. PS ... We would love to hear your feedback on the section right HERE.

Puzzles logo
IE-logo

Puzzles hub

Visit our brain gym where you will find simple and cryptic crosswords, sudoku puzzles and much more. Updated at midnight every day. PS ... We would love to hear your feedback on the section right HERE.