A search is taking place for a third day for a man who went missing after a kayaking accident in Co Kildare on Sunday afternoon.

Declan Reid, 34, was kayaking with his eight-year-old son when the vessel capsized near Ardreigh Lock on the River Barrow at around 3pm.

The boy was rescued by a passerby who spotted them in trouble.

Declan Reid

The Garda Water Unit is at the scene along with local gardaí, Civil Defence and local volunteers.

Specialist dogs and drones are helping the multi-agency search.

Additional reporting Dyane Connor

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