A local man has died following a tragic quad bike accident near Curracloe.
The man who is in his early 50s was reported missing during the afternoon of Tuesday, December 23. The man, who is from the nearby area, had went out on the quad bike earlier that day.
The Rescue 117 helicopter, the coastguard unit, gardai and local volunteers were involved in the search for the missing man. He was found on Ballinesker Beach near Curracloe late yesterday evening with fatal injuries and was removed to hospital. A post mortem examination is expected to take place later today, December 24.