Mine worker killed in Tipperary accident

A number of investigations are expected to take place following the death of a worker at Lisheen Mines in County Tipperary.

A number of investigations are expected to take place following the death of a worker at Lisheen Mines in County Tipperary.

Mario Francis from the Philippines died in a rockfall last Thursday.

His body wasn’t recovered until Saturday.

Mr Francis had been working at the mines outside Thurles for over twelve years.