Gardaí and army personnel are combing a site in Kildare.
Gardaí are continuing their search for the body of a missing Portlaoise man today.
Members of the force, along with the Garda Water Unit and army personnel, are combing a site in Kildare for William Delaney.
The 57 year old was last seen in Monasterevin on January 30th.
The operation began yesterday, they are looking for his mobile phone or other personal items, but so far nothing has been found.
Mr. Delaney's family is also renewing their appeal for information.
Stephen Breen, Crime Editor with the Irish Sun, says John Paul Delaney wants to know what happened his father: