Coast Guard helicopter joins search for missing Cork man

The Irish Coast Guard has joined in the search for a Corkman missing from his home in the city since the early hours of yesterday morning.

Gardai have appealed to the public for assistance in locating 32-year--old Jason O'Connor from Silversprings in Mayfield ,who has been missing since 5am on Saturday.

Mr O'Connor is described as 5foot 9in tall, of thin build with short dark hair and green eyes and when last seen was wearing a black anorak and blue-striped t-shirt.

This afternoon, Gardaí in Mayfield requested the assistance of the Irish Coast Guard and the Irish Coast Guard helicopter from Shannon is now aiding in the search.

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