Gardaí searching for missing teenager James Sheehan have recovered a body from the Avoca River in Arklow, Co Wicklow.

The body, which was discovered near the south quay, has yet to be identified.

A post mortem examination will be carried out to establish a cause of death.

Mr Sheehan, 18, went missing sometime early on Sunday morning following a night out.

He was last seen on CCTV images crossing a road near the Bridgewater Shopping Centre on the north quay in Arklow.