Body recovered from the river following extensive search

A body has been recovered from the River Blackwater following a search operation.

Members of the Blackwater Sub Aqua Club, along with members of the Gardaí, Irish Coast Guard and other voluntary organisations took part in the search in recent days, and a body was recovered from the river this morning, in the vicinity of Fermoy, County Cork.

The body is believed to be that of a man who went missing from the local area, earlier this week.

Gardaí had requested a search of the river, and local coastguard helicopter Rescue 117 conducted a flyover of areas including Lismore yesterday afternoon.


The Blackwater Sub Aqua Club have expressed their thanks to all those who took part in the search, and wished to express their sympathies to the family of the deceased.


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