Cork City Missing Persons Search and Recovery (CCMPSAR) voluntary group have bought a second boat to aid their searches.
The voluntary charity group, which are involved in land and water based missing person searches, bought a 5.8m RIB which will be based at the Port of Cork City Marina and is fitted with side-scan sonar, which will greatly assist in river searches.
CCMPSAR Chairman Edwin O’Sullivan said: "We named the boat ‘The Nora Flynn’ after the late Nora Flynn, chosen by Nora's nephew Dinny Kiely, who is also one of our longest serving volunteers.
“It is a great honour and a fitting tribute to name the boat after Nora and to also have so many of her family present on the day of the launch.’
The RIB was generously funded by a number of supporters such as Port of Cork, Irish Mainport Holdings, Lehane Environmental & Industrial Services Ltd, CH Marine, Whelan Stores, Inver and Jotun (Ireland) Ltd.