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10th Jun 2015

BREAKING: One Man Dead And Another Hospitalised After Serious Workplace Incident In Portmarnock

Several firefighters have also been taken to hospital.


A man has died and another hospitalised following a serious workplace incident in Portmarnock this afternoon.

It’s understood that the two men were working for drain-clearing firm Draintech when they were overcome by fumes in a sewer close to the Co Dublin village.

According to The Irish Times, several firefighters who attended the scene were also taken the hospital as a result of fumes on site.

The Health and Safety Authority has confirmed that it will be carrying out an investigation into the fatalities.