Investigation launched into deaths in Dublin and Limerick

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating the deaths of two people in counties Dublin and Limerick. HSA A 17 year old trainee jockey was killed after he fell from a trailer while cutting trees at a a stud farm near Bruree County Limerick. The victim was due to celebrate his 18th birthday next week. The young man’s body has been removed to University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem is due to be carried out. While in Dublin a member of the public has died when he was crushed by a digger in Skerries north Dublin at around midday today. There was construction work being carried out in the area at the time.