THE Donegal man who was killed in a freak workplace accident yesterday in Galway has been named as Terry Toland from Ramelton.
The incident occurred at Ros a Mhíl harbour in Connemara. Mr Toland (42), a father of two, was killed after he was struck by a piece of equipment, Galway Bay FM reports.
He was taken by helicopter to University Hospital Galway, where he was pronounced dead.
A second man was also injured in the incident but his injuries are said not to be life-threatening.
The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) were due to investigate the scene today.