Body recovered from Shannon near Ardnacrusha

University Hospital Limerick

The body of a man has been recovered from the River Shannon.

The man's remains were discovered at around 1pm floating near the ESB power station at Ardnacrusha in Co Clare.

It is understood the body floated to the surface when underwater turbines at the power station were being cleaned by a specialised machine.

The man's body, which has not been identified, has been taken to University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem will take place.

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