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Family of eight missing from Northern Ireland located in the Republic

The children are aged between five years and nine months old.

Updated 1.47pm

A MISSING FAMILY of eight has been located in Northern Ireland.

The parents and six young children – aged between five years and nine months old - are originally from Longford and had been missing from Ballymartin, Co Down since Wednesday.

Thy were last seen in the Ballymartin area two days ago.

The PSNI were becoming increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of the family.

However, the family were found in the Republic earlier this morning.

Originally published 11.30am

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