The authorities have been focusing their search operation on a site in Kildare.
Gardaí searching a site in Kildare for a missing Laois man have suspended the operation for the weekend.
Members of the Sub Aqua Unit spent yesterday coombing the River Barrow for Portlaoise's William Delaney - who was last seen in Monasterevin on January 30th.
A team of up to 30 Gardaí and army personel have been on the site since Monday.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Portlaoise Garda Station on 057 86 74100.