Investigation launched following death of two men in Killygordan farm accident

HSAA Health and Safety Authority investigation is due to get under way today following the death of two men in a farm accident in Killygordan.

Neighbours Kevin Woods and Seamus Hegarty were killed after a tractor tyre they were changing exploded - both men are 52 and from the Raphoe area.

According to Gardai, the incident happened in the Crossroads area just after 6pm last evening.

It brings the total to 28 farming related deaths in Ireland this year.

Councillor Liam Doherty has been highlighting the community's reaction this morning: