Nail gun kills Kilkenny man in horror accident

Sean Keane

Reporter:

Sean Keane

A Kilkenny city building contractor died after a nail gun he was trying to fix in his workshop triggered itself and killed him, accidentally.

A Kilkenny city building contractor died after a nail gun he was trying to fix in his workshop triggered itself and killed him, accidentally.

Joe Brennan, 24 Stephen Street, Kilkenny received a nail into the chest after the machine went off on Saturday afternoon at his home. He had placed the machine on his chest to try to restart it. He died later from his injuries at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.