A teenager has died in a farming accident in County Tipperary.
Gardai have confirmed that the accident happened in the Carrigatoher area near Nenagh.
It is understood the 15 year old was a Junior cert student at St Anne’s in Killaloe.
He’s been named locally as Patrick McCormack of Ryninch Ballina.
It is understood that he was fatally injured when he fell from the back of a tractor while working on a family member’s farm at around 3:30pm yesterday.
Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority are currently investigating the incident.
His death represents the first fatal farm accident of 2018.