Man's body recovered from water at Carrick-on-Shannon

Jan 15, 2023 16:54 By Shannonside News
Man's body recovered from water at Carrick-on-Shannon Man's body recovered from water at Carrick-on-Shannon
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Sub-aqua clubs from across a wide area had been making searches of the river for the past few weeks

The body of a man has been recovered from the water at Carrick-on-Shannon today.

Gardai have confirmed that following a search and recovery operation in Carrick-on-Shannon, the body of a man was recovered from the water this morning.

His body  has been taken to Sligo University Hospital for a post-mortem examination.


A file will be prepared for the Coroner.

A search had been ongoing since Christmas.

It had involved divers and members of sub-aqua clubs from Carrick, Roscommon, Lough Ree, Longford, Athlone,  Offaly, Ballina, Newport, Drogheda, and Dublin, as well as local residents.


Gardaí in Carrick-on-Shannon would like to thank members of the public for their ongoing assistance in this search and recovery operation.


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