#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: 15°C Friday 18 June 2021
Advertisement

Tributes paid to man (19) who died in Dublin Port accident

SIPTU expressed their condolences to the man’s family

Stock image of Dublin Port
Stock image of Dublin Port
Image: Sasko Lazarov

Updated May 16th 2021, 5:57 PM

TRIBUTES HAVE BEEN paid to a 19-year-old man who died in a workplace accident in Dublin Port yesterday.

Karan O’Loughlin, SIPTU Transport Division Organiser, expressed the union’s condolences to the man’s family.

“Unfortunately, a tragic death like this is not an uncommon occurrence. Five workers have died, and others have been seriously injured, in various ports around Ireland, including in Dublin Port, since 2018.

“Our thoughts are with the family of this young man who so tragically lost his life in his workplace.”

The incident took place yesterday at a shipping premises in Dublin Port. Gardaí were alerted to the incident at approximately 3:30pm

Both Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene.

#Open journalism No news is bad news Support The Journal

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

Support us now

SIPTU has called on the Government to introduce stronger safe working standards for all workers in Irish ports and docks.

Five workers have died and others seriously injured while working in ports around Ireland since 2018.

About the author:

Read next:

COMMENTS (35)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel