The body of a young man from Galway was recovered over the weekend.

Searches had been underway for 24-year old Conor Burke from Headford Road in Galway, who was last seen in Galway city in the early hours of last Thursday morning.

His family and Gardai were concerned for his safety, and a search of the city's waterways and shoreline was undertaken.

Gardai, with assistance from the coastguard and RNLI, recovered his body from the water near NUI Galway on Saturday.

Conor's funeral will take place in Galway tomorrow.




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