Woman, 54, dies after cow attack on west of Ireland farm
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Woman, 54, dies after cow attack on west of Ireland farm

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a woman died following a fatal farm accident in Co. Galway yesterday.

Gardaí believe the woman, aged 54, was tending to cattle when she sustained fatal injuries at a farm near Headford.

The incident occurred in a field in Curracuggeen sometime between 12pm and 1pm.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene by a local doctor.

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Her body has been removed to University Hospital Galway where a post-mortem examination is due to take place.

The incident is being treated as a workplace accident by Gardaí and will be investigated by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA).