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03 Dec 2021

Body found after search near Ballyshannon

Body found after search near Ballyshannon

Gardaí say they are continuing to investigate all the circumstances surrounding the recovery of the body of a woman near Ballyshannon at the weekend.
In a statement they said: ”Gardaí in Donegal are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the recovery of the body of a woman from Lough Columkille, Ballyshannon, on Sunday 24th October 2021. The body of the deceased has been removed to Sligo General Hospital where a post mortem will take place."
A large-scale search took place over the Sunday afternoon, including the Coast Guard helicopter and other emergency services after a person was reported missing on Saturday.
A number of civilians were also involved in the Sunday search, who were led out by local gardai from the Breesy Centre at Cashelard. 

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