Body discovered in River Liffey

The body of a man has been discovered in the River Liffey in Dublin overnight.

A search was launched yesterday evening, after a man, believed to be in his 40s, was seen entering the water off Capel Street Bridge at around a quarter to eight.

A man's body was found in the river at around 3.30 this morning - and has now been removed for a post mortem examination.

Gardaí are investigating, but at this stage say they do not suspect any foul play.


Email Updates

Receive our lunchtime briefing straight to your inbox

More in this Section

Female pedestrian dies following collision in Belfast

Social Protection Minister says she will pay back €16k top up

PSNI investigating after bodies of two men found in Co Antrim

Brexit 'will have bigger impact on Anglo Irish relations than Easter Rising'


Today's Stories

Unions a barrier to health reform: Minister

Bunker down: Skibb ideal ‘safe haven’ in nuclear war

Varadkar: UK enjoys good EU trade deals

Nursing home plan may alleviate the housing crisis

Lifestyle

Remembering Joe Strummer's early visits to Ireland

Classical Review: Ensemble Marsyas

Album Review: Grizzly Bear - Painted Ruins

In Vogue: Changing of the guard at iconic fashion magazine

More From The Irish Examiner