Remains Of Missing Irish Man Recovered In Canada
The remains of Irish man David Gavin have been recovered in Canada.
The 26-year-old from Co Mayo had been missing since last June after he got into difficulty after entering the water in British Columbia.
Several searches were carried out last summer before being stood down.
His local GAA club Breaffy tweeted to say: "It is great relief and a lot of sadness that David Gavins remains have been recovered from Kinbasket Lake".
It is great relief and a lot of sadness that David Gavins remains have been recovered from Kinbasket Lake. Water levels had reduced greatly in recent weeks to allow a search to be resumed.— Breaffy GAA (@BreaffyGAA) April 29, 2018
David’s family wish to thank everyone for their continued support. #DG3 pic.twitter.com/1f2jBUkFUf
Members of Mr Gavin's family were present when the body was recovered.
David had moved to Canada shortly before the incident, and was involved with the GAA community in Vancouver.