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Search resumes for missing Portadown man

Members of the Garda sub aqua unit return to shore during the continuing search of Lough Ree in Co Westmeath.

Members of the Garda sub aqua unit return to shore during the continuing search of Lough Ree in Co Westmeath.

Searches have resumed on Saturday morning for the Portadown man missing since Thursday’s angling tragedy in County Westmeath.

David Warnock from Richhill died after being rescued from Lough Ree on Thursday while a second man remains ill in hospital.

The third man remains missing after the men’s boat capsized in treacherous water.

Members from Lough Ree RNLI, police and dive teams have been searching for the missing man, with the help of local fishermen. The search which was hampered by poor weather on Friday.

 

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