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#Missing Persons

# missing-persons - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Man (54) missing from Dublin found

Thomas Hynes has been missing since Thursday.

# missing-persons - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Australian police get to the bottom of mysterious SOS sign in the outback

A man got in touch with local police claiming that his brother left the message in 2013.

# missing-persons - Friday 2 June, 2017

New specially trained garda units to investigate child abuse and domestic violence

Four new protective services units went live today.

# missing-persons - Friday 26 May, 2017

Search for fisherman missing off Skerries stood down

One man has been rescued and one man remains missing.

# missing-persons - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Dublin teenager located safe and well

The 17-year-old was last seen yesterday.

# missing-persons - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

'I won't give up hope of finding Trevor': Father of man missing for 16 years on his fight to find his son

Families of missing people gathered in Dublin today to remember their loved ones.

# missing-persons - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Gardaí want to speak to taxi drivers who can help crack a 16-year-old missing person case

Gardaí are again appealing for help in finding him.

# missing-persons - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Police probe Irish link to mystery man found dead on the moors near Manchester

Greater Manchester Police suspect the unidentified, elderly man may be connected to a 1949 plane crash.

# missing-persons - Friday 4 December, 2015

'I watched her walk out the door, and that was the last time I saw her'

Sandra Collins’ family continue their appeal for anyone with information on her body’s whereabouts to contact gardaí.

# missing-persons - Thursday 3 December, 2015

"1980s Ireland was a different world" - the injustice in the search for missing woman Priscilla Clarke

Priscilla disappeared from Powerscourt, Co Wicklow, in May 1988. No trace of her has ever been found.

'Happy moments we've shared have almost melted like snow' - brother's touching tribute to missing sister

His poem was read as part of national Missing Persons Day.

Missing on purpose: what happens when a person doesn't want to be found?

Hundreds of people in Ireland have decided to break contact with their families and start a new life.

# missing-persons - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

The search for Gussie Shanahan: "It's my dying wish to find out what happened to my son"

The Limerick 20-year-old was last seen on 11 February 2000. His father is making a fresh appeal to find out what happened.

The mystery behind the unidentified remains in Ireland's morgues

Some of the remains found in Ireland may never be identified and families of the missing say something needs to be done.

# missing-persons - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

When missing turns to murder: The precise, difficult work of the garda sub-aqua unit

Graham Dwyer, the Scissor Sisters and Ronnie Dunbar were all convicted after searches carried out by the garda sub aqua unit.

20 years ago, a woman's body washed up in Wexford - we still don't know who she is

If ever there was a case that clearly shows how Ireland needs to dramatically improve its approach to missing persons, it is the one where the Irish State has lost the skull of an unidentified woman, writes Barry Cummins.

# missing-persons - Monday 30 November, 2015

29 years on: The unsolved mystery of 13-year-old Philip Cairns

“We’re all getting older and wiser at this stage. Somebody might have a conscience and might want to talk to gardaí about this”.

The stories behind the people who search for bodies: 'We started after a young boy died when he slipped into the water'

“People are only out there because they want to be out there, there’s great camaraderie and we keep each other going in a search.”

# missing-persons - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Mystery in Fermoy: The couple who vanished into thin air one day in 1991

The mysterious disappearance of Conor and Sheila Dwyer has been hanging over the town for more than two decades.

Ireland's missing people: The numbers behind the heartbreak

We’ve been examining the stats behind the thousands of missing persons reports made in Ireland.

# missing-persons - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Irishman linked to 1990s missing person case found not guilty of sexually assaulting his wife

The wife claimed he threatened her saying, “You know I’ve done it before, they’ll never find you.”

# missing-persons - Thursday 1 October, 2015

# missing-persons - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Gardaí find new leads in Galway woman’s mysterious 1985 disappearance

33-year-old Barbara Walsh was reported missing from her home in Carna in June 1985.

# missing-persons - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Body of missing Dublin man Thomas Kennedy recovered in Blackpool RIP

Body of missing Dublin man Thomas Kennedy recovered in Blackpool

The 81-year-old has been missing since last July.

# missing-persons - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Body recovered in search for missing Dublin woman

A search operation involving 50 people has now been wound down.

# missing-persons - Friday 10 October, 2014

Fiona Pender: A look back through an 18-year mystery

Here’s how the case has unfolded, since August 1996.

# missing-persons - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Missing man (39) located safe and well

Gardaí say no further action is required.

# missing-persons - Monday 7 April, 2014

Police appeal for help in finding 32-year-old missing since last week

Jonathan Bones was last seen in Ballymena, County Antrim.

# missing-persons - Thursday 6 February, 2014

18-year-old student missing on DCU society trip in London

Patrick Halpin was last seen leaving a nightclub off Leicester Square in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

# missing-persons - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Seanad to debate law on management of missing persons' estates

Fine Gael senator Colm Burke said the legislation would provide clarity for the families of those who have gone missing.

# missing-persons - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Shatter confirms date for Missing Persons Day, following campaign by Mallow students

Kate McCann was one of the high-profile supporters of the Cork students’ inititiative, which included an intensive lobbying campaign and a petition signed by 12,000 people.

# missing-persons - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Post-mortem on skeletal remains to take place today

The body has been removed and taken to the state morgue.

# missing-persons - Friday 19 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Forgotten Irish reality TV stars: where are they now? Missing Persons

Forgotten Irish reality TV stars: where are they now?

At one point we couldn’t get rid of them.

# missing-persons - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Appeal for missing Lisa McGowan

The Northern Irish woman has been missing from her home in Omagh since Monday.

# missing-persons - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Irish man Tom McGinty key to Scotland Yard's oldest missing person case

Tom McGinty was the boyfriend of Mary Flanagan who disappeared on New Year’s Eve 1959.

# missing-persons - Friday 10 May, 2013

Column: The Ohio kidnappings bring the issue of ‘missing persons’ into sharp focus

About 4,000 people go missing for a time in Ireland each year – and the emotional impact on their loved ones, who live with ongoing uncertainty and questions, is immense. They must be given proper support, writes, Dermot Browne.

# missing-persons - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Report recommends new laws on missing persons and the Disappeared

The report recommends legislation so that family left behind can apply to allow interim management of the missing person’s property.

# missing-persons - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Police in Australia fear deaths in wildfires with 100 missing

The government has also warned of further danger across the nation from extreme heat predicted in several states this week.

# missing-persons - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Explainer: How do you search for a missing person? Missing This post contains videos

Explainer: How do you search for a missing person?

Where to look first; when to call in a helicopter; and how to find crucial evidence: we look at what authorities do when someone goes missing.

# missing-persons - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Appeal for missing teenager Shannon Jackson

The 16-year-old has been missing for the past week.

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