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Lough Neagh Rescue help locate body of missing Fermanagh man Michael McGirr

Michael McGirr Lough Neagh Rescue

The body of a Fermanagh man missing for almost two weeks was recovered on Saturday afternoon.

Michael McGirr was last seen on Saturday, October 29 on Lough Erne.

An initial search and rescue mission was launched when Enniskillen RNLI station confirmed a boat was located but Mr McGirr was not onboard at the time.

Mr McGirr was believed to have been travelling in the direction of Inish Davar Island at the time of his disappearance.

Over the last two weekends a crew from Lough Neagh Rescue (LNR) has assisted the PSNI in the search.

Tragically that search ended in the recovery of McGirr’s body.

“Over the last two weekends Lough Neagh Rescue Crews and our statutory agency partners have been involved in the search for a missing person on Lough Erne,” a spokesperson for LNR said on Saturday evening.

“Earlier today the body of the missing person was located and recovered in a multi agency effort.

“Lough Neagh Rescue wishes to place on record our deepest sympathies to the family of the individual involved and may he Rest in Peace.”

In a social media post on the ‘Search for Michael McGirr’ Facebook page, family member Aideen McGirr wrote: “Just to let everyone know – Mac has been found.

“Thank you for all your help.”

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