A man from Kerry has died after coming into contact with power lines while cutting hedges in Athea in Co Limerick.
It is understood the man was cutting hedges in the Athea area at around 1pm when he came in contact with electrical power lines.
Two separate investigations have been launched following the incident. He died at the scene.
The scene is being preserved for a technical examination and the Health and Safety Authority has been notified.
It is believed the man was a member of the travelling community from Co Kerry and was working cutting trees on a farm in the Athea area.