BREAKING: Body of woman found during search for missing hillwalker in Comeragh Mountains
Gardaí have confirmed a body has been found during the search for a missing hill walker in the Comeragh Mountains.
The tragic news was confirmed this evening after an all-day search involving volunteers from the South East Mountain Rescue Association (SEMRA) and the R117 coastguard helicopter.
The alarm was raised after phone contact was lost with the 37-year-old Tipperary woman, who was a mountain runner and experienced hill walker, yesterday.
She had been in contact a number of times by phone with her family, but had not been heard from since yesterday afternoon.