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Searches continue in Kilkenny for a man seen going into the water in Thomastown

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
The coastguard has joined the search
The coastguard has joined the search

Searches are continuing in Kilkenny for a man who was seen going into the water in Thomastown.

The Coast Guard said it was first called at 6.30am this morning about a 21-year-old man who was missing and thought to have gone into the River Nore.

The Waterford search and rescue helicopter joined a search operation on the ground co-ordinated by local gardaí.

It is believed the man may have been missing since the early hours of this morning.