Body of man found in river Barrow in Co Carlow

Man pronounced dead at scene following discovery of body

The body of a man was found in the river Barrow in Co Carlow on Monday afternoon.

The man’s remains were found close to an area known as Orchard in Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow at about 3.30pm. Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene, where he was pronounced dead.

His body was taken to University Hospital Waterford were a postmortem examination is to be carried out to establish his cause of death.

More to follow.