Man dies following accident in a shed at his home in Monaghan

A man has died following an accident in a shed at his home in Monaghan.

Gardai were called to the scene at approximately 11am yesterday in Smithborough.

It is believed that the 76 year old man died while carrying out welding work in the shed of his house and the health and safety authority was notified.

While Gardai in Monaghan are investigating they do not believe the incident to be suspicious and a file will be prepared for the county coroner.