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Dublin: 7 °C Thursday 23 January, 2020

Volunteer rescue crews in Limerick have been busy over the festive period

A new search today is on top of two a day they’ve been doing for a missing person.

DIVE CREWS AND rescuers searched the River Shannon in Limerick city this morning after reports that a man had entered the water.

The volunteers launched a rib on the river at about 8am this morning and an extensive search involving at least six people was carried out.

The search was concentrated in the area near Howley’s Quay where the person was believed to have entered the water.

The Limerick Marine Search And Rescue Service said that the search was later stood down after nothing was found and they had nothing further to report.

The service also says that the volunteers have been continuing to search the river twice a day for a person who has been missing for the past two weeks.

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