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Body found in search for missing Kilkenny man last seen in Carlow

A post mortem is to take place today on the body of a missing Kilkenny man found in Carlow.

Rory Gahan had been reported missing after he wasn’t seen since the 27th of December.

The 34-year-old, who was originally from Graiguenamanagh, was last seen on Tullow Street in Carlow.

A media appeal for information on his whereabouts was issued on Friday and that afternoon a body was located in a derelict house on the Dublin Road.

His body was removed to Waterford University Hospital where it remained for the weekend.

A post mortem examination will take place today.

GardaĆ­ say the results of this will determine the course of any investigation.