Galway Search Operation

15 February 2019

Galway Civil Defence commenced a search for a missing person on the River Corrib on Friday 15th February 2019. The Drone Unit has been activated at the request of Galway Gardaí and is assisting the Coastguard Service.

A co-ordinated search by an Garda Síochána involving Galway Civil Defence boat crews assisted by Mayo Civil Defence using side sonar, the Costello Bay Coastguard Unit and the Oranmore-Maree Coastal Search Unit continued to search on the River Corrib and canals adjacent to the river on Saturday 16th February.

The body of the missing male was recovered by Garda Divers from the river early in the afternoon.

May he rest in peace.