Limerick farmer dies in tragic tractor accident

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A MAN in his 60s lost his life today (January 16) after a tragic farm accident at his family farm in an East Limerick.

The farmer, from Galbally in County Limerick, was working with a tractor at around 3pm when the accident happened, Garda sources have confirmed.

Emergency services attended the scene and Gardaí are preparing a report for the coroner. The Health and Safety Authority are to conduct an investigation.

More to follow.