A man entered the water at 7.30am this morning.
A rescue operation in the River Shannon has concluded after the discovery of a man's body.
A man entered the water from the Town Bridge at around 7.30am this morning.
An immediate rescue was attempted by a passer-by, but that was unsuccessful.
Athlone Gardaí, the Athlone Sub-Squa Club, the RNLI, and the Athlone River Safety Group had been conducting a rescue operation on the river since.
Gardaí say a body has been found in the past 15 minutes.
Emergency services have since left the scene.