Minister of State Michael Ring, who was invited to the family wedding in Mayo, said on Thursday “this tragedy is beyond comprehension. It’s truly awful”.

The four-year-old boy killed when struck by a tractor in Erris, Co Mayo on Wednesday night had been holidaying with his parents in the area in advance(...)

Reports the child may have been struck by a farm vehicle remain unconfirmed but the scene of the accident has been sealed off overnight ahead of a full investigation. Photograph: Getty Images

A four-year-old boy has been killed in an agricultural accident in Co Mayo. The fatal incident occurred on a farm at Ballinaboy near Belmullet at abo(...)

Fearghal Beamish from Clonakilty suffered fatal injuries while working in the yard of Clona Dairy Products. Photograph: Facebook

The funeral of a young man killed in a workplace accident in west Cork on Tuesday will take place on Friday as gardaí and the Health and Safety Author(...)

Gardaí and the HSA have begun separate investigations after the death of a man at a dairy in Co Cork.

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority have begun separate investigations after a young man died at a dairy in west Cork. The man, named locally (...)

Emergency services responded to a suspected gas cylinder explosion at a cafe in Ballinspittle, Co Cork.

Emergency services this morning responded to a suspected gas cylinder explosion at a cafe in Ballinspittle, Co Cork.A man and woman were brought to Co(...)

 Government sources argue there is no single reason for the increase in road deaths  again last year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Road users are most likely to lose their lives in counties where the fewest penalty points have been issued, official figures indicate. An Iris(...)

The ESB has been fined €250,000 after a 22-year-old apprentice electrician was killed when he became confused about which part of the equipment he was(...)

Changes to NCT test centres, including some 24-hour testing, are being rolled out to combat “unprecedented” demand. Photographer: Dara MacDonaill

Changes to NCT test centres, including some 24-hour testing, are being rolled out to combat “unprecedented” demand for appointments following changes (...)

It’s often said that the number of ways of arranging atoms and amino acids only goes so far, so the theory is that everyone has a perfect double ou(...)

The death in Co Wexford is the second farm fatality this year.

An investigation in to a farm fatality in Co Wexford is being carried out by gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority. The Wexford dairy farmer, fro(...)