Body recovered in search for missing Donegal fisherman

Emergency services have recovered the body of a Donegal fisherman who went overboard in Castletownbere in West Cork last night.

The 43 year old man from Killybegs  had been returning to his fishing trawler from shore when the accident happened.

It is understood the vessel with several crew had pulled in to the harbour to overnight and take on supplies.

His body was recovered from the harbour shortly after 1 o'clock this afternoon.

Local Deputy Thomas Pringle says the people of Killybegs are shocked by the news: