The body of a man has been recovered from the River Shannon in Co Clare this afternoon.
The body is believed to be that of a man in his 40’s from Limerick who has been missing since March 20th.
A van belonging to the man was found parked at the waters edge in Killaloe early on the morning of March 21st.
A major search was launched and concluded at lunchtime today when a body was found near Parteen.
The search involved the Killaloe and Doolin units of the Irish Coast Guard; Killaloe/Ballina Search and Recovery Unit; Clare Civil Defence; Mallow Search and Rescue unit and the Garda Water Unit.
The body has been removed to University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem examination will be carried out.
Gardaí are treating the death as a personal tragedy.