Sunday 18 February 2018

Body of Finnish student found in Achill

The body of a Finnish student who fell off a cliff in Achill yesterday has been recovered.

The accident happened yesterday afternoon as the 22-year-old was walking with a friend at Cloughmore in Achill Island, Co Mayo.

It is believed he slipped and fell down a sheer cliff face.

Searches took place yesterday and the body of the man could be seen in the water. However, it could not be retrieved due to heavy seas.

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