A man’s body has been recovered from Castletown River, Dundalk today.
The body was taken from the river at around 10.15 am this morning.
Gardaí believe it is the body of John Tiernan, who went missing from his home on Christmas Eve.
The 69-year-old was last seen at his home in Fr Murray Park, Dundalk, Louth on December 24, 2011.
Gardaí are not treating the death as suspicious.