Two bodies recovered in Galway in search for missing men

Two bodies recovered in Galway in search for missing men

Update 10.12pm: Gardai have confirmed that one of two bodies recovered from the sea in Co Galway this weekend is that of missing Private Ben Garrett.

The 21-year-old's body was taken from the water at Galway Docks this morning.

Earlier: Gardaí have confirmed that two bodies have been recovered from the sea in County Galway, where searches have been taking place for two missing men.

The body of a man was taken from the water at Galway Docks this morning.

Meanwhile, yesterday the body of a man was taken from the water at Galway Bay.

The identities of the men have not yet been established, however searches have been taking place for Private Ben Garrett and Anthony Henehan who went missing in Galway last month.

21-year-old Private Garrett was last seen leaving a nightclub in Galway on March 31 and Anthony Henehan from County Roscommon went missing on March 10.

The bodies have been taken to University Hospital Galway, where post mortem examinations will be carried out.

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