Canadian police in search for missing Irishman

Twenty-six year old believed to be from Castlebar.

Sligo News File.

A search is under way in Canada for an Irishman who went missing at the weekend.

Identified locally as a 26 year-old from Castlebar, he is said to have disappeared while swimming in Columbia on Friday.

It is believed an underwater recovery team is scheduled to arrive in the area in coming days to help in the search.

Canadian police are understood to have been been in touch with the missing man’s family.