Victim of landslide accident at windfarm named

The North Leitrim man killed in a landslide at a windfarm on the border of Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon has been named as 37-year old Patrick McCaffrey.

He lost his life in the accident on Monday evening while working on Derrysallagh Windfarm near the village of Ballyfarnon, in the mountainous Arigna area.

His body was recovered early Tuesday morning.

Mr McCaffrey, from Rossinver, had been working for the company for a year.

The wind farm site is being developed by the Tralee, Co Kerry-headquartered Moriarty civil engineering company.