• News

Search for missing Mayo man to resume at first light

Saturday, 9th January, 2016 7:18pm
Jump to comments
Search for missing Mayo man to resume at first light
Search for missing Mayo man to resume at first light

THE search will resume at first light tomorrow (Sunday) for a 39-year-old Ballina man who has been missing since yesterday.

An extensive search took place today in the north Mayo town, along the River Moy and along the seashore at Rathkeel, Enniscrone, Lacken and Kilcommin. The coastguard helicopter was involved in the search throughout the day. 

Gardaí divers worked alongside members of the Granuaile Sub Aqua Club in the search of the River Moy in an operation headed by Superintendent Joe Doherty.

Supt. Doherty told The Connaught Telegraph this evening: "We are very thankful to all the members of the public who have helped out.

"But I wish to stress that the River Moy is very high at present and I appeal to everybody involved to exercise caution and wear high-visibility vests at all times. All search parties should contact us in advance."

The name of the missing man is not being released at this stage. 

Anyone with information should contact Ballina Garda Station at (096) 21422.   

Keep up-to-date with the latest news from around the county with a Connaught Telegraph epaper subscription from €2*

Post a Comment

Group Publications

Cookies on Connaught Telegraph website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. We also use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Connaught Telegraph website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time by amending your browser settings.
How does Connaught Telegraph use cookies?
Cookies enable us to identify your device, or you when you have logged in. We use cookies that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features. We use cookies to enhance the functionality of the website by storing your preferences, for example. We also use cookies to help us to improve the performance of our website to provide you with a better user experience.
We don't sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).
Hide Message