Body recovered after search operation on Inishbofin

Galway Daily news Body recovered in offshore search operation

The body of a man in his 50s was recovered from the water on Inishbofin following a search operation on Wednesday night.

Gardaí in Letterfrack assisted the Coastguard and RNLI in a search and recovery operation after a man was reported missing.

The body of a man, aged in his late 50s, was recovered from the water in the early hours of this morning, Thursday July 4.

It has since been removed to the mortuary in University Hospital Galway where a post mortem will take place in due course.

A file will be prepared for the Coroner’s Court.