Chief Financial Officer at GP Wood, Pat Twomey, said Mr Lacey was much-loved. “He will be sorely missed,” Mr Twomey said.
The Health and Safety Authority and gardaí are investigating the accident. Emergency services were called to the grounds of a sawmill shortly after 8am after Mr Lacey sustained serious injuries at the GP Wood manufacturing facility based in Enniskeane. Gardaí, ambulance and fire crews attended the scene but Mr Lacey was pronounced dead at the scene.