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Brendan O'Carroll appeals to the public to help find missing woman

It’s believed Peggy was seen at the film set of Mrs Brown’s Boys the movie. Actor Brendan O’Carroll said they were filming in three locations yesterday.

Brendan O'Carroll
Brendan O'Carroll
Image: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images

ACTOR BRENDAN O’CARROLL has appealed to the public for any information that might help in the search for Margaret Mangan who is missing since yesterday.

‘Peggy’, as she is best known, is an Alzheimer’s sufferer. She left her home at Mount Tallant Avenue, Terenure, walking her King Charles Cavalier dog at approximately 11am yesterday morning.

It is believed that the 65-year-old was seen at the film set of Mrs Brown’s Boys the movie in Glasnevin.


Speaking on the RTE’s The Ryan Tubridy Show, O’Carroll said they were shooting at three locations in the Glasnevin yesterday.

“Our base was at the back of Woodies, across from Glasnevin cemetery. We were also shooting up at a house in Clareville Estate and at The Gravediggers Pub at the back of the cemetary.”

He said he did not want people to think that if they were just at the one location and didn’t see her, that it was the only location she could be.

“We were shooting between 3pm and midnight, so any time between those times. If anyone saw a woman with a King Charles spaniel in one of those locations, please come forward,” he said.

He added that they encourage crew to bring their dogs with them to the set as they “liven the place up a bit, so there would have been a lot of dogs around and there would have been a lot of dog lovers around”.

Dog collar

He added “Peggy’s dog has a collar on him that has all the family details on it, so hopefully by the end of the day we can track her down and get her back with her family”.

It is believed that Peggy might have stopped to talk to one of the crew members on set. O’Carroll said that gardaí were canvassing all cast and crew.

“You wouldn’t miss Peggy, she is 5’ 2” in height with a King Charles spaniel – so we are hoping one of our cast or crew can come up with something,” he said.

“Our priority today is to find Peggy,” said O’Carroll.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Terenure Garda Station 01-6666400 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

imageMargaret Mangan or ‘Peggy’ went missing yesterday. For more information on the search click here.

Read: Gardaí appeal for help tracing missing 65-year-old Margaret Mangan>

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