Tributes following tragic death in Gorey

By Dan Walsh

Tributes have been paid to the memory of Andrzej Marek Winnicki from Enniscorthy who lost his life on a construction site at Ballytegan Road, Gorey, last Wednesday morning.

In his late 30’s, it is understood that he died in an incident with a piece of heavy machinery around 9am.

Emergency services arrived promptly, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The body was taken to University Hospital Waterford where a post-mortem examination was conducted afterwards.

The Health and Safety Authority and An Garda Siochána are conducting separate investigations into the circumstances of his death.


FAMILY NOTICE; In heartfelt memory of Andrzej Marek Winnicki, 4, Forgelands, Old Forge Road, Enniscorthy. Beloved husband of Marta and lovely father of Michelle and Alex. Always remembered with love by his wife and children, his father Edward, his sisters and brothers, with their families from Poland and also his mother-in-law Justyna Magdziak, father-in-law Krzysztof Magdziak with family. MAY HE REST IN PEACE.

Reposing at Browne’s Funeral Home, Enniscorthy, (Eircode Y21 H3K5) on Monday from 6 o’clock to 9 o’clock. Removal from Browne’s Funeral Home on Tuesday morning to St. Aidan’s Cathedral, Enniscorthy, arriving for Funeral Mass at 12 noon followed by private cremation.

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