Body found in Arklow search
Gardaí searching for missing teenager James Sheehan have recovered a body from the Avoca river in Arklow, Co Wicklow.
The body, which was located by the Boyne Fishermen River Rescue, has not been identified.
Gardaí thanked Boyne Fishermen River Rescue, who located the body, as well as the assistance of the Garda Water Unit, Civil Defence and the local community.
Earlier gardaí examined CCTV footage of the 18-year-old from the morning of his disappearance. Inspector Mary Aldridge said the footage traced Mr Sheehan's movements to the Bridegewater Shopping Centre in Arklow, Co Wicklow.
He was there at 3.35am and was seen leaving a nightclub in the town at around 2:40am on Sunday morning
Insp Aldridge appealed to anyone who was travelling or walking on the North Quay, past the sailing club and gypsum factory in Arklow to report anything they may have seen.
She added gardaí are sifting through anecdotal stories regarding Mr Sheehan’s disappearance and that a team of detectives are following all leads based on information received.
More than 200 people from the local community have been searching for Mr Sheehan, who was last seen early on Sunday morning after leaving Sally O'Brien’s night club.
A garda spokesman thanked the local community for their ongoing assistance in the continuing search for the 18-year-old.