Update – 1.45pm – Clare Civil Defence have joined the search and are expected to deploy drone technology.
Earlier: A search is continuing in Kilkee for a man believed to be missing since late yesterday.
The alarm was raised at around 11.00pm last night when Gardaí requested the Irish Coast Guard to assist in a search of the cliff walk at the west end in Kilkee.
The missing man is in his 30’s and understood to be from the county.
Members of the Kilkee unit of the Irish Coast Guard commenced a search of the area late last night while the Shannon based search and rescue helicopter, Rescue 115, was also tasked to assist.
The search was called off however at around 1.30am with no trace of the man being found.
Coast Guard volunteers and Gardaí resumed the search early this morning while around 50 members of the public have been walking the cliff path.
Rescue 115 spent over an hour at the scene earlier however, so far, there has been no trace of the man.
Sea conditions in the area are said to be challenging while poorer weather is also forecast.