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Man's body found after search on mountain

Man's body found after search on mountain

A man's body has been found on a Donegal mountain.

The remains were found on Errigal mountain, a popular area for walkers and climbers.

The discovery followed a search of the area at first light.

Among those involved in the search were the Irish Coast Guard and members of the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team.

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The search was halted around 9 am when remains were found.

The identity or the age of the deceased or how he died has not yet been released.

GardaΓ­ confirmed that the body has been removed from the scene and a postmortem will take place in due course.

A file will be prepared for the Coroner's Court and gardaΓ­ say investigations are ongoing.

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