Man dies in tragic Longford farm accident

Granard Gardai and HSA investigating Ballinalee accident

Man dies in tragic Longford farm accident

A man in his sixties has died following a tragic farm accident in county Longford earlier this evening.

Gardai in Granard, along with the Health and Safety Authority, are investigating the accident which occurred at approximately 5.30pm. 

Emergency services rushed to the scene of the accident on a farm near Gelsha, Ballinalee and the male, in his 60s, was pronounced dead.

Gardai have confirmed that it is believed the death was the result of a workplace accident.


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