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Man in critical condition after explosion at Cork industrial estate

He was airlifted to hospital.

File photo of Youghal
File photo of Youghal
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Updated: 2.55pm

A MAN HAS been taken to hospital after an explosion at Millennium Court Industrial Estate in Youghal, Co Cork.

Gardaí said they responded to the incident at around 9.30am.

The man is believed to be in a critical condition.

He was airlifted to Cork University Hospital via the Irish Coastguard Sikorski helicopter Rescue 117 from Waterford, after they received a call at 9.50am.

Cork County Fire Services were called for assistance at 9.29am. Two units, from Youghal and Ardmore, attended the scene and assisted the ambulance service in treating the man.

They left just before 11am.

A spokesperson for the Health and Safety Authority told TheJournal.ie they have not yet been made aware of any incident.

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