One man has died and four others have been taken to hospital after an incident at a mushroom farm in Co Monaghan last night.

A man in his 20s was found dead at the scene, in Emyvale, at about 8pm last night.

A post-mortem examination is to take place at Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan.

The four other men were found with breathing difficulties.

They remain in hospital, but their conditions are described as non-life threatening.

A joint investigation between gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority has begun.