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Gardaí investigating after man killed by stag in Cork

The incident happened at Liscarroll in the north of the county yesterday.

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GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING after a man was killed by a stag at kennels in Co Cork.

The incident happened at Liscarroll in the north of the county yesterday, when the man – who was in his 40s – was fatally injured by the animal at the Duhallow hunt kennels.

Gardaí attended the scene and notified the local coroner, before the man’s body was removed to Cork University Hospital.

A garda spokeswoman said investigations are underway, and that the Health and Safety Authority have been notified.

A spokeswoman for the HSA said the authority “is aware of and investigating” the incident.

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