Victim of Galway farm accident is named


The 54-year-old woman died after sustaining fatal injuries when tending cattle in a field in Headford.

Victim of Galway farm accident is named

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The 54-year-old woman died after sustaining fatal injuries when tending cattle in a field in Headford.

The woman who died following a fatal farm accident in Headford, Co. Galway has been named locally.

Patricia Newell was tending cattle in a field in the Curracuggeen area on Monday afternoon(July, 16th) when she sustained fatal injuries.

The incident occurred between 6 am and 12.45pm on Monday.

The 54-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene; her body was removed to UHG for a post-mortem examination.

The HSA is conducting an investigation into the incident and is working under the assumption that the farmer was attacked, as cattle were present in the field.

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