Gardaí investigating the disappearance of Kieran Quilligan will resume their search of some farmland and coastline at Little Island in Co Cork tomorrow.

Mr Quilligan, 47, went missing from Cork city three weeks ago.

The garda search was today being assisted by an Irish Coast Guard team, as well as by members of a search dog unit.

Kieran Quilligan went missing three weeks ago

This was the second day that members of the Cork Divisional Search Team will spend at the farm on the edge of the Courtstown Industrial Estate in Little Island, around 10km from Cork city.

The farm and nearby coastline are now the focus of the search for Mr Quilligan, who was last seen leaving a premises at Anderson's Quay in the city on 1 September.

Investigating gardaí have been able to track his movements on CCTV to St Finnbarr's Place at 9.30pm, close to St Finnbarr's Cathedral and the South Channel of the River Lee.

The garda search is being assisted by an Irish Coast Guard team and members of a search dog unit

Officially, this is being classified as a missing person's investigation, but gardaí have openly said their concerned for Mr Quilligan's safety.

Significant resources are being devoted to the investigation, and the search at Little Island may take some days.