Bundoran, Donegal: Body found in search for Corporal Gavin Carey

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Image caption A search has been ongoing off the coast of Donegal since Tuesday

Divers searching for a man who went missing while swimming off the coast of County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland have recovered a body.

A search has been ongoing for Corporal Gavin Carey since he got in to difficulty in the sea on Tuesday.

The body was discovered in the water on Sunday morning.

It is understood the soldier was one of a group of five swimmers who were in the sea at Tullan Strand, near Bundoran, on Tuesday evening.

Four of the group were able to make it to safety with the help of local surfers.

Tullan Strand is a popular surfing location and is regarded locally as a safe place to swim.

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