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Teenager dies in farm accident – fifth farming-related death this month – Farming Independent

Tragic news continues to emanate from the agriculture sector as a teenager in Co Meath became the fifth farm-related tragedy this month.

The 18-year-old male died following an accident in a farmyard at Kellystown near Slane, Co Meath.

The incident occurred shortly before 4pm on Saturday.

According to Gardaí, it’s understood the youth was carrying out works to a vehicle when he sustained serious injuries.

He was treated at the scene by emergency services personnel but died a short time later.

His body has since been removed to the mortuary at Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan.

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Complex network of European and global developments impacts sustainability

A wide variety of rapid and long-term societal developments in Europe and globally have important effects on the environment in Europe. A European Environment Agency (EEA) report, published today, analyses these ‘drivers of change’, providing insights on their impacts on EU sustainability ambitions.

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