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A body has been located in the Comeragh Mountains in County Waterford during a major search and rescue operation.

The operation was launched on Sunday night after a Tipperary woman was reported missing.

The woman, aged in her 30s, failed to return from a walk in the mountains on Sunday afternoon.

A multi-agency search involving the South East Mountain Rescue Association (SEMRA), the Civil Defence, Rescue Dog Association Ireland (SADRA), the Coast Guard Rescue 117 helicopter and GardaĆ­ was launched.

Local farmers were also asked to look for her on their lands as the search continued.

This evening, GardaĆ­ confirmed that a body had been discovered.

The scene has since been sealed off and the investigation is continuing.


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