Health and Safety Authority inspectors are carrying out an investigation at the scene of a fatal work-related incident in west Cork.

Michael O'Riordan, of Riverdale, Skibbereen, was killed while repairing Eircom lines yesterday afternoon.

The 65-year-old was married with three children.

The incident happened at Adrigole on the Castletownbere to Glengarriff road.

Mr O'Riordan's employer, KN Network Services, has extended its sympathies to his family.