David McAteer farm accident: Wilkinstown rugby player died after fatal injuries

David McAteer
David McAteer died in a farm accident


David McAteer, an Irishman, passed away tragically in an accident. Let’s see more about the Wilkinstown rugby player’s death in detail.

How did David McAteer die?

Wilkinstown Community Centre Ltd. just posted on Facebook that David has passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2023. At this time, the cause of his death is still under investigation.

However, several reports assert that the adored McAteer passed away in a fatal accident; that statement has not yet been verified.

Many people have been troubled and devastated by the news of David McAteer’s passing, particularly his devoted family who will miss him. Since the awful news of David’s death broke, condolences and prayers have been sent in abundance.

The Wilkinstown Community Centre Ltd. wishes particular prayers and thoughts to Tadgh, Alannah, Dáith, and Zoe. 

In a social media post Wilkinstown community centre posted this sad news saying,

“It is with the deepest sadness and a heavy heart that we write on the sudden and tragic loss of David McAteer. Our sincere condolences to the McAteer family, relatives, and friends. Special thoughts and prayers to Zoe, Dáithí, Alannah & Tadgh.

“As a whole community, we would ask that you remember the family at this very difficult time.”

What happened to David McAteer?

David McAteer, a 37-year-old man whose wife is expecting their fourth child, perished while attempting to remove an impediment from a grass baler. 

David McAteer played with our Men’s J3 Squad. Rugby Football club also said this sad news by sharing a following social media post.

Funeral arrangements for David McAteer, the man killed in a horrific farm accident in county Meath yesterday, have been made public as of today. 

On his farm in Wilkinstown, 37-year-old David McAteer, a father of three, perished while attempting to remove an obstruction from a grass baler. 

Reposing at his parent’s residence (C15 RC53) on Friday from 2 pm to 8 pm and on Saturday from 2 pm to 8 pm.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11.30 a.m. on Sunday at the Church of St. Louis and St. Mary’s in Rathkenny following removal at 10.45 a.m.

Gardai said, “Gardaí responded to reports of a workplace accident in the Castletown area of Meath shortly after 12.30 pm yesterday, Tuesday, 20th June 2023. A man aged in his 30s suffered fatal injuries.

“The HSA and local coroner have been notified. The local coroner has been informed, and the Health and Safety Authority and Garda are carrying out investigations.”

Tributes to David McAteer:

Scoil Naomh Barra Parents Association said,

“It is with deepest sadness that we send heartfelt condolences to Zoe, Dáithí, Alannah, and Tadgh on the sudden passing of David. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

“We ask the wider school community to remember the McAteer family at this very sad and difficult time.”

Torro United AFC posted,

All at Torro United AFC express our sincere sympathies & condolences to Zoe, Dáithi, Alannah and Tadgh and all the McAteer and O’Connor families.
May David Rest In Peace.

Bernie O’Sullivan posted,

Terrible sad heartbreaking for his wife, children and his parents, and extended family thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time….may his soul rest in peace.

Anne Smyth posted,

Rest in peace David. Condolences to your wife, young children and all your family. Heartbreaking! 

Denise O’Brien commented,

Rest in peace David, condolences to all your family. Please god send strength to his wife and kids 

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