A man, believed to have been missing for the last eight months, has been found by a passing motorist just outside Ballinamore, Co Leitrim.
He had been living in Galway prior to his disappearance.
The man, who is in his late 60s, was in an extremely dishevelled state according to local gardai when he was discovered standing on the Swanlinbar to Ballinamore Road by a local man.
He was brought to Ballinamore Garda Station and from here he was transferred to hospital.
Gardai are now waiting to interview the man.
More details as we get them.