A WESTMEATH FARMER has died after falling into a slurry tank while working on his farm in Killare near Mullingar yesterday afternoon. The 56-year-old was treated at the scene but was pronounced dead at Mullingar Regional Hospital. The Health and Safety Authority and the gardaí are carrying out separate investigations into the incident.
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# farmer - Sunday 15 September, 2013
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# farmer - Saturday 13 July, 2013
The man in his 50s was working with bales of hay when he became trapped under farm machinery.
# farmer - Saturday 20 April, 2013
Fianna Fáil’s Éamon Ó Cuív has said that farmers are now paying up to €80 for a bale of silage and have been “dramatically let down.”
# farmer - Wednesday 2 January, 2013
The IFA President has urged farm families to work safely in 2013.
# farmer - Thursday 20 December, 2012
This is the busiest time of year for Ronan Byrne, who says months of work will pay off on people’s taste buds on December 25.
# farmer - Thursday 6 December, 2012
Eric Driver is very disappointed in the loss of stamp duty relief for young farmers, calling it “short-sighted”.
# farmer - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
Macra na Feirme has said that the renewal of the young farmers’ stock relief measure could also help address age profile imbalances in farming.
# farmer - Wednesday 28 November, 2012
Kevin Curran raised the money by driving his vintage tractor Betsy across America’s Route 66 in memory of his wife.
# farmer - Friday 3 August, 2012
“We had nothing to pursue him with,” the local police chief in Vermont said.
# farmer - Thursday 5 July, 2012
How has the recent bad weather been affecting farmers and crops – and what does this mean for the traditional summer fruit, the strawberry?
# farmer - Monday 24 October, 2011
The man who asked Rihanna to stop filming on his land has given TheJournal.ie his verdict on her new video – and said he doesn’t think she’s a “naughty person”.
# farmer - Monday 27 September, 2010
Farmer disturbed wasp nest while he moved a bale of silage.