Farmer suffers 'serious injury' in cow attack

Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019 1:37pm

Farmer suffers 'serious injury' in cow attack

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A man in his 60's has been treated in hospital for “serious injuries” following a cow attack at a farm in the east of the county.

The incident occured at a farm near Bailieborough at around 12 midday yesterday, Tuesday, May 21.

Its understood the man was attacked by a cow, which resulted in him suffering “serious injuries”.

He was subsequently transported by air ambulance to Tallaght University Hospital.

A spokesperson for An Garda Siochana, who attended the scene and are investigating the matter along with the Health and Safety Authority.

“Gardaí attended an incident at a farm in Bailieboro, Co. Cavan which occurred at approx 12 midday on 21st May 2019. A male in his 60’s was attacked by a cow and received serious injuries. He was transported to Tallaght University Hospital, his injuries are not believed to be life threatening”, the garda spokesperson said in a statement issued to The Anglo-Celt.

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