Gardaí say a body was discovered on Monday.
The body of a man has been found in County Carlow.
The appeal for missing man John Coakley has been stood down as a result.
Gardaí say the person's body was discovered on Monday.
John Coakley has been missing from his home in Carlow town since April 15, a disappearance which has prompted extensive searches in the county and beyond.
Gardai are awaiting the identification and postmortem result of the remains found in Leighlinbridge before resuming the search for John.