Body of five-year-old boy recovered following major search in Mayo lake

The body of five-year-old boy has been recovered in Co Mayo, after a major search operation.

He was last seen on Lough Mask yesterday evening, and it’s believed he fell out of a dinghy.

The search has now been stood down after his body was found this morning.

The Coast Guard, Civil Defence, Lough Mask Water Rescue and local divers were involved in the search.

Local councillor Michael Kilcoyne is expressing his condolences.