River Searches Carried Out For Missing Man

Garda sub aqua divers and members of Kilkenny river rescue have carried out a search of the River Nore in Co Kilkenny for a 33-year-old man.

It is understood that the man was walking along the river bank with a group of friends at about 01:30 on Sunday morning when he entered the water.

The man's friends called emergency services after he failed to reappear.

The Waterford Coast Guard helicopter assisted officers in their search but it is understood that it returned to base at about 7am on Sunday.

Garda said their search operation is ongoing.


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