Grand Canal body identified as Damian O'Brien

The body removed from Dublin's Grand Canal yesterday has been formally identified as missing Cork man Damian O'Brien.

O'Brien - originally from Clonakilty - was last seen near Baggot Street Bridge in Dublin two weeks ago today.

His body was recovered by Garda divers at lunchtime yesterday.

The 37-year-old worked for Fáilte Ireland.

A 'Find Damian' group on social networking site Facebook had almost 14,000 members.

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