Man dies after falling into slurry pit in County Clare

Gardaí said the tragic incident occurred at approximately 7:20pm yesterday evening

Man dies after falling into slurry pit in County Clare

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A man in his early 50s has died in a farming accident in Kilrush, County Clare.

Gardaí said the man died after falling into a slurry pit near Labasheeda in Kilrush at approximately 7:20pm yesterday evening.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Limerick Regional Hospital.

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating the incident.