Man dies in Clare workplace accident

Gardaí have launched an investigation

A man in his seventies has lost his life in a workplace accident in Co Clare.
 
The incident occurred on lands at Clonadrum, Mullagh in the west of the county shortly before 1pm this afternoon.
 
It's understood that the man sustained his injuries in an incident that also involved a digger.
 
Gardaí have launched an investigation, while it's expected that the Health and Safety Authority will also be informed.