We brought you the tragic story of the man killed in a quad bike accident earlier.
More details of the incident have now been released, with the man being named as Anthony O’ Malley. He hailed from Derrew, Ballyheane, Castlebar Co. Mayo and was aged 67.
He was known locally as a great craftsman, and had been retired from his job as a Mayo County Council worker for the past two years. He died after the quad he was travelling on overturned on his farm. The incident occurred yesterday and Mr. O’Malley was discovered by his wife yesterday evening when he failed to return home.
The incident is under investigation by the Health and Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána.