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One third of serious farm accidents involve children or adults aged over 65
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One third of serious farm accidents involve children or adults aged over 65

Jul 20th 2020, 9:42 AM 9,589 Views 18 Comments

14 people having lost their lives so far this year compared to 19 for all of last year.

Five-year-old boy dies after falling from farm trailer in Roscommon
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Five-year-old boy dies after falling from farm trailer in Roscommon

Apr 6th 2020, 8:30 AM 67,904 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí say that the tragic accident took place yesterday afternoon.

'I just remember the tractor wheel going over me': How an accident changed a child's life in seconds
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'I just remember the tractor wheel going over me': How an accident changed a child's life in seconds

Jul 17th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,689 Views 4 Comments

Kerrie Leonard was left paralysed after an accident on her family’s farm.

Cows are by far the most dangerous animal for Ireland's most dangerous job
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Cows are by far the most dangerous animal for Ireland's most dangerous job

Jan 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 24,714 Views 44 Comments

Two-third of injuries caused by animals to farmers were caused by cows.

Some simple steps can make the most dangerous job in Ireland a little safer
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Some simple steps can make the most dangerous job in Ireland a little safer

May 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 10,531 Views 21 Comments

Sometimes it’s even a matter of just getting someone to help.

Winter is dangerous too: New app helps children stay safe on Irish farms
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Winter is dangerous too: New app helps children stay safe on Irish farms

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:00 AM 5,968 Views 5 Comments

Two to three children die a year in farm-based accidents.

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident
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Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident

Nov 20th 2016, 4:44 PM 20,053 Views 2 Comments

The Health and Safety Authority and the gardaí are investigating his death.

'Dónal was impish' - Hurl and toy tractor among funeral gifts after farm death of Carlow teen
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'Dónal was impish' - Hurl and toy tractor among funeral gifts after farm death of Carlow teen

Aug 29th 2015, 2:35 PM 19,904 Views 7 Comments

Donal English-Hayden died in an accident in Rathoe on Wednesday.

Teenage boy dies after Carlow farm accident
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Teenage boy dies after Carlow farm accident

Aug 26th 2015, 6:20 PM 52,216 Views 78 Comments

Two boys were taken to hospital in a serious condition and one has since passed.

Donegal will wear a special one-off jersey next Sunday to promote farm safety
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Donegal will wear a special one-off jersey next Sunday to promote farm safety

May 11th 2015, 12:57 PM 6,493 Views 2 Comments

The Ulster preliminary round tie takes place between Donegal and Tyrone in Ballybofey.

Farm deaths: "Do we ban all over-65s from the farm? Of course not"
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Farm deaths: "Do we ban all over-65s from the farm? Of course not"

Feb 3rd 2015, 10:55 AM 11,695 Views 28 Comments

A group representing farmers said that farm deaths cannot be compared to other sectors.

Stressed-out farmers making the "simplest" of mistakes
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Stressed-out farmers making the "simplest" of mistakes

Jan 28th 2015, 8:15 AM 8,535 Views 16 Comments

30 people died on Irish farms last year — the worst figure in a quarter of a century.

Five children were among 30 who died working on Irish farms last year
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Five children were among 30 who died working on Irish farms last year

Jan 6th 2015, 12:36 PM 4,536 Views 5 Comments

The HSA is warning about a worrying rise in farming accidents.

Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths
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Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths

Dec 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,374 Views 7 Comments

Here’s what happened to the Higgins family when they lost their “adorable, beautiful” son James.

Woman killed in Roscommon farm accident
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Woman killed in Roscommon farm accident

Sep 25th 2014, 6:02 PM 22,114 Views 7 Comments

Another woman was injured in the incident.

After another death, calls for farm safety to be taught to primary school kids
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After another death, calls for farm safety to be taught to primary school kids

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 12,359 Views 28 Comments

More people have died on Irish farms this year than over the entire of 2013.

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure
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Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure

Aug 6th 2014, 10:33 AM 10,524 Views 32 Comments

ICSA says farmers are increasingly taking on childcare responsibilities during the busiest farming months of the year.

Farmers urged to "think safety" today
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Farmers urged to "think safety" today

Jul 21st 2014, 8:31 AM 7,051 Views 9 Comments

The call comes after 14 lives have been lost so far this year.

Explainer: The dangers of slurry
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Explainer: The dangers of slurry

Jun 9th 2014, 2:45 PM 30,785 Views 16 Comments

Just one breath of ‘rotten egg’ hydrogen sulphide can kill.

Boy dies in slurry pit incident on Antrim farm
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Boy dies in slurry pit incident on Antrim farm

Jun 8th 2014, 9:23 AM 18,929 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s father is said to be fighting for his life in a Belfast hospital.

78-year-old man dies after being crushed in Donegal farming accident
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78-year-old man dies after being crushed in Donegal farming accident

Apr 20th 2014, 9:25 PM 38,775 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí say there are no suspicious circumstances in the man’s death.

Another farm safety campaign considered after deaths of four children
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Another farm safety campaign considered after deaths of four children

Jan 12th 2014, 4:00 PM 23,942 Views 18 Comments

Although the number of deaths has reduced, there is still much work to do to make Irish farms safer for young people.

Farmer in Cavan dies after becoming trapped under machinery
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Farmer in Cavan dies after becoming trapped under machinery

Jul 13th 2013, 3:04 PM 11,530 Views 7 Comments

The man in his 50s was working with bales of hay when he became trapped under farm machinery.

Farmers' association urges caution as busy farms signal rise in accidents
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Farmers' association urges caution as busy farms signal rise in accidents

Mar 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,198 Views 4 Comments

Last year, 21 people died in farm related incidents, mainly injured by equipment and livestock.

21 people lost their lives farming last year
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21 people lost their lives farming last year

Jan 2nd 2013, 1:15 PM 4,772 Views 20 Comments

The IFA President has urged farm families to work safely in 2013.

Farm injuries rise by 35 per cent in 5 years
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Farm injuries rise by 35 per cent in 5 years

Jun 21st 2012, 1:07 PM 2,110 Views 8 Comments

The latest research shows that farm family members suffered almost 90 per cent of farm injuries reported, while livestock-related injuries accounted for 33 per cent of all injuries.