A 43-year-old man has died following an industrial accident on a farm at Currow, Farranfore, Co Kerry, yesterday.
The man has been named locally as Shane Foley, a married man and a father of three.
It is understood the incident occurred shortly after 4pm as the man was removing a hedge trimmer from a tractor.
He was treated at the scene by emergency services but was pronounced dead a short time later.
His body was removed to University Hospital Kerry, in Tralee, where a post mortem will be carried out.
Gardaí said they have examined the scene and that the matter is being investigated in accordance with the Coroners Act.