Farmer injured by cattle on Midlands farm

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Farm injured by cattle on Midlands farm

A woman in her late 60s was airlifted to hospital on Monday after she was injured by cattle on a farm in Laois.

The Irish Farmers Journal is reporting that the incident occurred on a farm in Mountrath at approximately 1pm on Monday.

Gardaí were called to the scene. It is believed that the woman’s injuries are not life-threatening.

The Farmers Journal said that the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) had confirmed to them that it is aware of an incident involving livestock and an inspector is currently investigating.

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