Body found in search for missing Leitrim man

Gardai have confirmed that the body of missing Leitrim man Cathal Whelan has been located.

Searches had been ongoing for the 23-year-old Carigallen man after he was reported missing in Clifden in Galway last week.

Search teams had been operating in the town in an effort to locate Cathal and his body was located this evening in the town.

Gardai have thanked the public for their help.