Man dies following incident at mushroom farm in Monaghan

Two other men have been taken to hospital after being discovered unconscious

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A man has died following an incident at a mushroom farm in Co Monaghan.

It happened at around 8pm at the processing plant at Cornacrieve, Emyvale.

Emergency services responded to a report of three men in their 20s suffering from breathing difficulties.

The men were found unconscious in a silo.

One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene, and a post mortem exam will take place today.

The two other men have been taken to Cavan General Hospital.

The area has been sealed off for a forensic exam.

The Health and Safety Authority has been notified, and are due to attend the scene this morning.