A 91-year-old man has died on a farm in North Kilkenny in an incident involving livestock.

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority have launched separate investigations into the incident which happened on a farm at Sevensisters in Johnstown.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at around 9.10pm last night.

It’s understood the farmer, who is well known locally, was tending to a newborn calf when a cow attacked him.

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