Air ambulance dispatched to man overcome by slurry fumes
Emergency ambulance crews in Northern Ireland have responded to a call at a farm in south Armagh on Friday afternoon, May 24.
It is understood by local publication, Armagh I, that a man in his 60s was overcome with slurry fumes and an ambulance arrived at the scene on the evening of the incident shortly before 6:00pm.
The air ambulance attended the scene and the cause of the incident remains unknown at this stage but Armagh I has reported that the injured man is now recovering.
Co. Cavan cow attack
Meanwhile, also last week, a man was airlifted to hospital following a farm accident that occurred in Baileborough, Co. Cavan, on Tuesday, May 21.
According to a statement from An Garda Síochána, the incident occurred at around 12:00pm just outside Bailieborough, when the man – who is aged in his 60s – was attacked by a cow.
Following the incident, the man was transported to Tallaght University Hospital, where he is received further treatment for his injuries.