Members of Limerick Marine Search and Rescue have located the body of missing 19-year-old Co Offaly student Mark Casey in the River Shannon at the Canal Bank area of Limerick.

Mr Casey had been missing in the city since 7 March.

Originally from the Tullamore region, he had been studying at NUIG.

Divers had been searching the Canal Bank area for the past two days to try to locate the young man, close to where he was last seen.