Search for missing person in Youghal stood down for remainder of day

Search for missing person in Youghal stood down for remainder of day

The search for a missing male in the Youghal area has resumed this morning.

The search for a missing male in the Youghal area has been stood down for the day.

The search for the male began on Tuesday afternoon. The Irish Coast Guard, among other search and rescue organisations, searched until dark before resuming the search operation this morning.

Rescue 117 was deployed from Waterford this morning to sweep the area.

A spokesperson for the Coast Guard confirmed to The Echo that the missing person is yet to be found and the search has been stood down for today.

Coast Guard units from Youghal, Guileen, and Ballycotton, as well as Youghal Life Boat and Cork Missing Persons, are involved in the search.

Speaking to The Echo, a spokesperson for Youghal RNLI said: “Youghal RNLI launched at 11.30am this morning at the request of the Irish Coast Guard. Thye did conduct a search, nothing was found and it was stood down at 12.40pm.”

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