The body of a cave diver who went missing in an underwater cave in Co Galway has been found.

Artur Kozlowski, a Polish man in his 30s, failed to resurface after diving in caves near Kiltartan, north of Gort.

A spokesperson for the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation said that Mr Kozlowski's body was located and secured at the known limit of the cave, at a distance of 850 metres from the entrance and at a depth underwater of 52 metres.

Mr Kozlowski was an experienced diver. It is understood he went diving in the Pollonora cave at 3pm yesterday afternoon and had enough oxygen to last until 9.30pm last night.

The search began when he did not resurface and another experienced diver went into the caves at 11pm.