News from around the 32 counties of Ireland


A postmortem was carried out last Thursday morning, on the body of a man killed in an industrial accident in County Wexford on April 10.

The 48-year-old was pronounced dead at a plant hire facility in Fethard-on-Sea at around 6 p.m.

His body was taken to Waterford Regional Hospital.
[Source: Waterford News & Star]


A 16-year-old has died after taking part in a hike with friends from school.

Neil Quinlan, from Cabinteely in south Dublin, had just finished a six mile hike in Glendalough, County Wicklow, on Tuesday when he suddenly took ill.

The student, of St. Conleth's College in Ballsbridge, complained of feeling unwell on returning to the hostel and collapsed in front of his friends.

He was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital where died a short time later.
[Source: Irish Independent]