The search for an 86-year-old Limerick man has been stood down after a body was found this morning.
Paddy Rainsford from Annagh in Lisnagry was last seen at 7.30pm on Wednesday.
A body has been found in the Ballina area of Tipperary.
He suffered from dementia and may have been in a confused state, according to his family.
Gardaí said they are working closely with the family during this tragic time.