This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 19 °C Sunday 31 May, 2020

Young girl (8) dies in farming accident in Mayo

The incident happened at around 5pm this evening.

Lismolin, County Mayo
Lismolin, County Mayo
Image: Google Maps

AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD girl has died in a farming accident in County Mayo this evening.

Gardaí confirmed the young girl was fatally injured on her family farm near Lismolin in Castlebar.

The accident happened shortly before 5pm.

The child was rushed to Mayo University Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Gardaí in Westport are investigating the incident and the Health and Safety Authority have been informed.

Read: ‘Sham baptisms’: Priests struggle with reasons behind the ceremony while parents feel hypocrital>

Read: Unbaptised and bottom of the list – frustrated and worried parents speak out>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

Read next: