Man's body recovered after Avoca River search

The body of a man in his 40s has been recovered from the Avoca River in Arklow, County Wicklow.

It followed a search of the river after reports that two people had got into difficulty close to the Bridgewater Shopping Centre in the town.

The alert was raised at 04:25 BST on Tuesday. One man was able to get out of the water.

The Coastguard went to the scene and the second man's body was recovered.