A man whose body was recovered from Lough Corrib, Co Galway yesterday has been named as 53-year-old Aongus Curran.

Mr Curran was a native of Oughterard, Co Galway and lived in Dublin.

A married father of five, he worked as a head and neck surgeon and a medical professor in UCD and St Vincent’s Hospital.

His body was found near Camillaun Island, some 100 yards from where he set off in the Oughterard area on Friday morning. His body was removed to Galway University Hospital.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.n