It has been confirmed that a five-year-old boy died in a tragic farming accident yesterday.
Gardaí in Castlerea, Co. Roscommon were called to the scene of a farming accident that occurred on yesterday Sunday at approximately 5:40pm.
Gardai confirmed that a five year old boy received fatal injuries when he fell from a trailer on his farm in Tulsk, Co. Roscommon.
He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to the mortuary at Roscommon University Hospital. A post mortem will take place in due course.
A file will be prepared for the Coroner and the HSA have been informed of the incident and they will be conducting an investigation.