Six people died in Donegal workplace incidents in 2015


Donegal had the second highest number of workplace deaths in the country last year, with six fatalities, second only to Cork, which had 10.

Of the six people who died in workplace incidents in Donegal last year, three of the deaths were in the fisheries sector, with one each in agriculture, forestery and the motor retail trade.

Overall, 55 people died in work-related incidents in 2015 according to figures from the HSA.

Farming remains the moast dangerous occupation nationally, although there was a 40% drop last year with 18 farm deaths, compared to 30 in 2014.

11 people died working in construction while five were killed from the fishing sector.