Gardaí in Co. Limerick are investigating the sudden death of a farmer.
Aged in his early 70s, the man - a husband and father-of-five - died on his farm on Saturday (February 2nd).
“I understand he went out during the night to tend to a cow which was calving when the incident occurred,” explained John Cregan - chairman of Limerick County Board told Limerick Leader.
A post-mortem will be carried out to determine the cause of death. No further information is available at present.