Nicholson saddened at death of 10-year old boy following farming accident

Ulster Unionist MEP Jim Nicholson has expressed his sadness upon hearing of the death of 10-year-old Aaron Macauley following an accident on a farm near Castlewellan.

Mr Nicholson said, “I cannot begin to imagine the grief his family are experiencing and I wish to extend my most sincere sympathies to them at this heart-breaking time.

“In this past year in Northern Ireland, deaths following farming accidents have tragically been too frequent. I strongly plead with everyone to take great care whilst on a farm.”

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