A taxi driver reported seeing the man entering the water at O’Brien’s bridge.

A Gardai search is underway for a man in Galway city who was seen entering the River Corrib in the city centre.

A taxi driver reported seeing the man entering the water at O’Brien’s bridge at around 11.30pm last night.

Gardaí are liaising with Oranmore Maree Coastal search team and an investigation is underway.

According to Galway Bay FM, gardaí and the coastguard launched a search but the man was not found.

CCTV footage of the incident exists but it’s too grainy to identify the man.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have information to contact Galway garda station.