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Farmer Killed By Bull In West Cork On Friday Named Locally

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10:44 16 Apr 2023

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A farmer who was killed by a bull in West Cork on Friday - has been named locally.

71-year-old Joseph Shorten of Castletown-Kenneigh and Ardkitt in Enniskeane - was found by a vet, who had an appointment to attend to the bull, shortly before 4 o'clock on Friday afternoon.

It's believed the pensioner was attacked by the animal when he went to open a gate, suffering crush injuries.

Mr Shorten was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem was carried at Cork University Hospital and a file is to prepared for the Coroner’s Court.

The Health and Safety Authority are investigating the incident.

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