Body of 19yearold recovered from Carlow river

first_imgTHE BODY OF a man has been recovered in Carlow following an overnight search for a 19-year-old who was reported to have fallen into a river last night.Gardaí confirmed that a body was taken from the River Barrow near the Milford Bridge at around 10.30am today.The Garda Sub-Aqua Unit, the Coastguard, and local search and rescue teams had been involved in the search.Carlow GAA paid tribute to the man who had played hurling for the county’s under-21 team.In a statement, it described the man as a “warrior on the pitch, a rock in defence and gave 100 per cent on the pitch every time”.“A kind soul well liked throughout Carlow especially in hurling, he was a great hurler and footballer, a gentleman and an even greater friend and we are heartbroken”.last_img

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