Gardaí seek help identifying body of man recovered from Corrib


Gardaí in Galway are seeking the public’s help in identifying the body of a man recovered from the river Corrib last Saturday morning.

The man is described as 6ft 2in in height, of medium build with a weathered complexion, consistent with spending a significant amount of time outdoors. He had grey receding hair with a red/brown tinge and grey stubble with a hint of red.

When recovered from the water the man was wearing a black T-shirt with a multicoloured picture of an eagle on the back and black combat trousers, both from Penneys, a white Nike hoody and black Oakley size 12 runners with white soles. He was also wearing a brown rosary beads around his neck, with “Medjugorje” written on the cross.

The death is being treated by gardaí as a tragic incident.

Anyone who may have information on the man’s identity is asked to contact gardaí at Galway Garda station on 091-538000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda station.