Man, 20s, dies following workplace accident in Rosslare

Latest: Irish Ferries has offered its condolences to the family of a man in his 20s who died in a workplace accident at Rosslare Europort this morning.

The company has confirmed that there was a "very serious incident" involving a crew member of the Isle of Inishmore ship at around 7.45am.

It happened as workers were loading freight cargo onto the ship.

The Health and Safety Authority has launched an investigation into the death and the coroner has been notified.

Man, 20s, dies following workplace accident in Rosslare

Earlier: A man in his 20s has died in a workplace accident in Co Wexford.

Gardaí and emergency services are at the scene of the incident at Rosslare Europort in Rosslare Harbour.

The coroner has been notified and the body of the man remains at scene.

The Health and Safety Authority has been notified.

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