Kilkenny man dies in tragic workplace accident in Naas

A Kilkenny man has been killed in a workplace accident in Naas overnight.

He’s been named locally as 42 year old John O Sullivan from Larchfield in the city.

Green Isle foods confirmed that the fatal accident happened at 8.30pm last night in its factory on the Monread Road in Naas.

The local man was taken to Naas General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Gardai at Naas and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating the incident.