Body discovered during search for missing man off coast of Co Kerry

A second man managed to swim to a nearby island after a boat capsized yesterday

A body has been discovered by local divers searching for a man in his 50s, missing since his boat capsized yesterday off the Kerry Coast.

The Coast Guard has confirmed that the search, which resumed this morning in Kenmare Bay, has been stood down.

Two men were on the boat when it overturned yesterday.

One was rescued after swimming ashore to a nearby island, prompting a search for the second man.

It is understood the missing man is a father of three and is believed to be in his 50s.

A search by Castletownbere lifeboat, the Irish Coast Guard helicopter and Kerry Fire Service was stood down last night, but resumed at first light this morning.