Galway bay fm newsroom -Valentia coastguard is co-ordinating today’s search for a Tuam resident missing after he fell into the sea off County Clare on Sunday.

The 47 year old Lithuanian man was fishing with a friend at rocks near the lighthouse at Blackhead when he fell into the water at around 2pm.

Poor weather conditions have impacted on the search which was scaled down yesterday afternoon.

Shannon helicopter will assist in today’s search which gets underway later this morning.