16 May Farm Safety Call
Shock at 550 per cent increase in farm fatalities to date this year when compared with the same period last year.
In light of the extraordinary and tragic number of fatal accidents that have occurred on Irish farms recently, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, T.D. and the Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, T.D. have issued a joint call to all farmers to make safety a top priority.