Postmortem to be carried out on body of Kayaker drowned in South Kerry.

A post mortem is due to take place on the body of a woman who died while kayaking in Kerry yesterday.

The alarm was raised shortly after midday when the woman, who was in her mid 30s, got into difficulty on the Roughty river near Kilgarvan.

She was one of a group of six from Cork – who were kayaking between Loo Bridge and the village.

Her body was recovered after an extensive search.