Funeral of Emyvale man killed in workplace accident to take place on Sunday

The funeral of Gary Askin, who died in a workplace accident in Emyvale, will take place on Sunday.

Emergency services were called to McGee Mushrooms around 8 o’clock last night, where they found three men unconscious inside a wood chip silo.

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating the incident.

Gary Askin, who was in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His brother and another man were taken to Cavan General Hospital, where their injuries are not believed to be serious.

Gary’s funeral will take place in Saint Patrick’s Church, Corracrin at 11.30 on Sunday morning.