Howth coastal search ends after man's body found

Tuesday 15 October 2013 18.47
A coast guard unit was involved in the search
A coast guard unit was involved in the search

A sea and coastal search for a man missing off Howth ended after a body was found in the water near the east pier and Balscadden Road area.

A garda helicopter, Howth lifeboat and the local coast guard unit were all involved in the search which began after 9pm.

The search was called off at 11.55pm.

Gardaí described the incident as a tragedy.