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Man dies in workplace accident in West Clare

A man has died in a workplace accident that happened shortly after midday today near the village of Doonaha in West Clare. Two units of the Clare County Fire and Rescue Services from Kilkee station along with National Ambulance Service resources were sent to the scene. A Garda spokesman confirmed that gardaí also attended the incident along with a request for the Athlone-based Emergency Aeromedical Service air ambulance to attend. Volunteers from the Kilkee unit of the Irish Coast Guard were tasked to secure a safe landing site for the helicopter, however, the man was pronounced dead at the scene and the helicopter was stood down and returned to its base. The man’s body has been removed to University Hospital Limerick where a post-mortem examination will be carried out. The Garda spokesperson confirmed that the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) will conduct an investigation into the tragedy and that gardaí will assist as required.

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Investigation into fatal North Clare accident

THE Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have begun an investigation into a work place accident in which 38-year-old TJ McDonagh died in Liscannor on Wednesday evening. Gardai said that at around 7.30pm at Kilconnell, Liscannor, a 38 year old man was found unconscious in a shed. He was brought to University Hospital Galway and subsequently pronounced dead. Mr McDonagh will repose at St Brigid’s Church in Liscannor on Friday evening, while funeral mass will be on Saturday at 11am, followed by burial in the Holy Rosary Cemetery in Doolin. As a mark of respect M & M Auto Repairs Ennistymon will remain closed until Monday, August 25.

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