An investigation is under way after a man died in an apparent farming accident in Co Tipperary yesterday.

The incident is being investigated by both the gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority.

The incident happened shortly after 4pm at Ballybrenogue, Cullen, just outside Tipperary town.

It is understood the man, who was in his early 70s, was working under a vehicle when it fell on him. 

He was pronounced dead at University Hospital Waterford.