Two bodies recovered from the river in Carrick-on-Shannon

The body of a man and a woman have been taken from the river Shannon in Carrick on Shannon this afternoon.

Gardai have confirmed that the couple in their 30s were reported missing to Gardaí earlier this morning.

The couple who lived who lived in Germany, had earlier in the week hired a cruiser on the river.

In a statement this evening, the Garda Press Office has confirmed that the body of the man was located in the river close to the hired cruiser at 2pm and the woman’s body was later recovered.

Their remains will be removed to Sligo University Hospital where a post mortem will be carried out on Monday. At this stage the deaths are being treated as accidental.