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.

More in this Section

Men with fake beards sentenced to five years for having firearm and ammunition

Five unwanted dogs put down each day across Ireland

Man charged with attempted robbery in Dublin

Interim CEO defends charity regulator role in dealing with Console corruption allegations


You might also like

Today's Stories

Enda Kenny ‘main obstacle’ to free vote on abortion bill

Rehab want Paul Kelly to return People of the Year award

Appeal to GAA fans regarding parking near Cork's Páirc Uí Rinn stadium

Irish researcher proves there is a lot more to ‘selfies’ than meets the eye

Lifestyle

How to rock gold eye shadow!

New book chronicles the changing of time for the Irish pub

Feminist Gloria Steinem hasn't let age slow her down and is as outspoken as ever

Ask Audrey has been sorting out Cork people for years

More From The Irish Examiner