Father killed by falling tree in freak accident while working on his farm – FarmIreland.ie – Independent.ie

"I knew him as an extremely loving, quiet and hard-working man. "He was well known in the locality and comes from a very respectable family. "My heart goes out to them during this very sad time, but I'm sure the community will rally around them and provide them with the utmost support in the coming days and weeks, " he said. Another family friend of Mr Gohery described the incident as a "freak accident". "Borrisokane has suffered a terrible loss today. "He was just going about his morning work at the time when this freak accident occurred. I suppose it could have happened to anyone. "I don't know the intricate details of how the tree fell, but I'm sure the outcome of the investigation will provide some closure to his family. "I hope all of our thoughts and prayers provide some solace to his family." Gardaí sealed off the scene of the tragedy with investigations set to continue today. In a statement, a Garda spokesperson said: "Gardaí in Borrisokane were called to the incident at approximately 8.30am (September 27, 2018), at a farm in Rathcabbin, Borrisokane. "A 47-year-old man was fatally injured while working ....

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