Gardaí appealing for witnesses after body of man in his 20s found in Dublin's Grand Canal 2 weeks ago

Gardaí appealing for witnesses after body of man in his 20s found in Dublin's Grand Canal

Gardaí are treating it as a tragic accident at this time.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of a body of a man in the Grand Canal at Dolphins Barn on Sunday afternoon, 26 September 2021.

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The body of the man, aged in his 20s, was removed from the scene and taken to Dublin City Mortuary where a post mortem has taken place.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have been in the Dolphins Barn area particularly along the Grand Canal between the hours of 2.00am and 5.00am to come forward.

Any road users who were travelling at the time with camera footage are asked to make this available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Tallaght Garda station on 01 666 6000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Gardaí are continuing to investigate the circumstances of this incident but are treating it as a tragic accident at this time.

Gardaí added that the man was "not a 'rough sleeper' or similar."