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Farm Accident Takes Life Of Tipperary Man

A man in his fifties; a resident of Ballyporeen, Co Tipperary, has died following a tragic farm accident. The victim has been named locally as Mr Philip Lonergan and the accident occurred near Glenville, Co Cork last evening, at about 5:00pm.

Discovered by Gardaí, who were called to the property; it is understood that Mr Lonergan sustained fatal injuries when his tractor overturned, while he was spreading slurry in a field and despite treatment by emergency services; he died before he could be transferred to Cork University Hospital.

Following this tragic accident, his body was removed to the mortuary at Cork University Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out and a file will be prepared for the local Coroner following an investigation by the Health and Safety Authority.

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