Search for missing Mayo man in mountains stood down

The search will resume at first light tomorrow morning for a man missing on a mountain in Co. Mayo.

The search will resume at first light tomorrow morning for a man missing on a mountain in Co. Mayo.

The alarm was raised this afternoon when the 38-year-old failed to return home from a walking expedition on the Mweelrea Mountain, near Louisburgh.

He has been missing since Tuesday and fears for his safety are now growing.

Mayo Mountain Rescue and the Coastguard will resume their search for the man at 7am tomorrow morning.

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