Longford man injured in farm accident

A man in his 40s has been injured after an incident involving an animal on a farm in Longford last night.

It’s believed the man suffered a number of chest injuries at his farm at around 8pm last night while working with young animals.

The man was taken by ambulance to Mullingar regional hospital for treatment and his injuries are described as non -life-threatening.

The IFA is reminding all farmers to take all adequate safety precautions as bulls and cows are brought back into season.