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Matthew Carroll Garda Press Office

Renewed appeal for information on 20th anniversary of man's disappearance

Matthew Carroll was last seen in Limerick on 8 June 1998.

GARDAÍ HAVE RENEWED their appeal for information about a missing man on the 20th anniversary of his disappearance.

Matthew Carroll was 30 years old when he disappeared. He was last seen outside the Steering Wheel pub at Roxboro Shopping Centre in Limerick between 7pm and 8pm on Monday, 8 June 1998.

He would be 51 on his next birthday.

When last seen, Matthew was walking in the direction of his home at Rose Court in Keyes Park, where he lived with his mother. He never arrived home.

In a statement released this evening, gardaí said: “To date nothing of evidential value has been unearthed to establish the whereabouts of Matthew Carroll.”

They released the below information about his appearance and what he was wearing when last seen:

  • 5’ 4” in height
  • 10 stone, thin build
  • Fair hair and eyebrows
  • Clean shaven
  • Blue eyes
  • Spoke with a Limerick accent
  • No jewellery
  • Black top with writing on it
  • Black jeans
  • Deck shoes

Gardaí have asked anyone with information to contact Roxboro Road Garda Station on 061 214 340 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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