Man dies on Donegal farm


"Kevin was a gentleman and friend to many. Another young farmer tragically taken too soon"

Man dies on Donegal farm

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"Kevin was a gentleman and friend to many. Another young farmer tragically taken too soon"

Tributes have poured in for the late Kevin McElhinney - Carndonagh, Co. Donegal, who sustained fatal injuries while working on his farm on Friday evening.

It is understood that the man - believed to be in his forties - was clearing trees when part of one fell on him.

The committee of Inishowen Agricultural Show were among those who expressed their sincerest condolences to the family of the late young farmer.

Releasing a statement on Facebook, a spokesperson said: "Kevin was a gentleman and friend to many. Another young farmer tragically taken too soon."

"Our thoughts are with his partner Cathy and his five children - Dillon, Lochlain, Shea, Lucy and Timothy, his sister's and brother, his extended family and friends."

"Kevin you will be sorely missed by everyone who knew you - R.I.P." The statement concluded.

"A true gentleman"

Clonmany Agricultural Show said: "A tragic loss of a true gentleman - R.I.P. and our thoughts and condolences are with Kevin’s family, from all at Clonmany Agricultural Show."

CLG Carndonagh wrote: "The club would like to extend its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the late Kevin McElhinney. Ar dheis De go raibh a anam ."

Image source: Inishowen Agricultural Show \ Facebook.

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