The body of a young man, missing since Tuesday night, has been found a short distance from where he fell into the river in the centre of Kilkenny city, close to the Carnegie library between John’s Bridge and Greensbridge.
The coastguard helicopter, the emergency services, the Civil Defence and members of Kilkenny Sub Aqua Club had been searching for him since Tuesday night. His remains have been taken to St Luke’s Hospital and it is expected that a post mortem examination will be carried out on his remains this evening or tomorrow.
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