The most dangerous jobs in the State continue to be farming, fishing and construction, according to the Health and Safety Authority.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The most dangerous jobs in the State continue to be farming, fishing and construction, according to figures released by the Health and Safety Authorit(...)

File photograph of Senior Offaly Hurling team earlier this year. Photograp: James Crombie/Inpho

A tight knit community has been left stunned by the untimely death of Offaly Under 21 hurling manager Dermot Hogan yesterday.The 45-year-old father-of(...)

Brian and Norma Rohan with their children, Emily (11 months) and Julie (2),  on the family farm in Shanahoe, Co Laois. Brian’s father, Liam, died in a farm accident. Photograph: Pat Moore.

All that fresh air and physical activity means that farming is seen as a very healthy occupation. But, as the tragic death of an eight-year-old boy in(...)

The 37-year-old father of two was overcome by fumes when working on a slurry tank at his family’s farm at Cahermuchee, Kealkill outside Bantry

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the coroner’s court following the completion of a postmortem on the body of a man killed in a farm accident in West(...)

Fianna Fáil spokesman on Mental Health, Colm Keaveney has insisted there was no 24-hour security at the largest psychiatric unit in the west of the country, in addition to overcrowding, a lack of beds and patients being discharged too early.
Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

Safety officers yesterday began an inspection of the largest psychiatric unit in the West.Officials from the Health and Safety Authority arrived at th(...)

Gardaí 
are treating Fionn’s death as a tragic accident and
have begun preparing a file on the tragedy for an inquest.

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority have begun separate investigations into the death of a toddler in a farm accident in Killeagh in east Cork (...)

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating the death of a one-year-old boy on a farm in Co Cork today.

A one-year-old boy has died after being knocked down by a tractor on a farm near Killeagh in East Cork at around 12.30pm this afternoon.The boy’s fath(...)

A 79-year-old man has been killed in a farming incident in Carlow. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A man was killed in a farming incident involving a vehicle in Co Carlow yesterday evening. The 79-year-old died shortly before 3pm following an inci(...)

 A fishing boat in early morning sunlight, off Dalkey Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish fishermen are 40 times more likely to be killed doing their job than the average worker, a new safety campaign has warned. The Heal(...)

The Health and Safety Authority is investigating the accident in Skerries in which a man died today.

A man has died after he was trapped by a digger in north Dublin today. The man, understood to be in his mid 50s, was trapped between the(...)

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