Gardai investigating circumstances of fatal Roscommon farm accident

The Health and Safety Authority is investigating after a man in his 70s died in a farm accident in south Roscommon.

The man, who was married, is understood to have suffered serious injuries in an incident on his farm in Taughmaconnell last Sunday.

He was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Galway where he passed away yesterday evening. Gardai in Clonark are also investigating the circumstances of the incident.