A man's body has washed up on one of the Aran Islands, according to gardaí.

The middle-aged man's body was found on Inishmaan by a member of the public at around 8.30pm yesterday.

The remains were taken to University College Hospital Galway for a post-mortem examination, gardaí said.

Two weeks ago today, a Russian man fell into the sea off rocks near Doonbeg in Clare.