Valentia Island search resumes for missing fisherman
A search is resuming off Valentia Island in Co Kerry for a fisherman missing since last night.
The 32-year-old, who was part of an angling group on the shore, entered the water off some rocks at 10.50pm. The alarm was raised immediately.
The Shannon Rescue Helicopter, Valentia lifeboat and the local Knightstown Coastguard Unit all searched the water around the northern side of the island until the early hours.
Searching was then suspended for the night, but is getting underway again this morning.
The Waterford rescue helicopter has joined Valentia lifeboat and the Knightstown coastguard in the operation.
____________________________________Gardaí appeal for information after crashes claim lives in Dublin and Mayo
Gardaí in counties Dublin and Mayo are appealing for information after two men in their 20s died in separate road accidents yesterday.
In the first incident, two vans collided at about 5pm on the R321 at Carrowcastle, Bahola, Co Mayo.
The driver of one of the vans was brought to Mayo General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A second man - also in his 20s - suffered minor injuries in the same crash.
In Dublin, a man in his late 20s was pronounced dead at Tallaght hospital after the motorbike he was driving collided with a car in Palmerstown, in Dublin.
His passanger - another man - is being treated in hospital for his injuries.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the accident, which happened on Station Road, Palmerstown, at about a 8.15pm yesterday.
__________________________________Forensics team to investigate Mayo warehouse fire
A team of forensic experts will today try to establish the cause of a major fire at a warehouse on the outskirts of Castlebar in Co Mayo.
The blaze ripped through Niland's Cash and Carry at Moneen Industrial Estate after staff had left the building yesterday evening. The alarm was raised at about 6pm yesterday.
It took five units of Mayo Fire Brigade more than four hours to bring the flames under control.
The building was extensively damaged in the fire, but gardaí say nobody was injured.