missing man

  • A body has been found in the search for a missing Achill man in England.

    72-year old Joseph Cafferkey - a native of Achill Island and living in York - was last seen on Wednesday 30th September, and searches for him had entered their third week, when North Yorkshire police confirmed yesterday that a body had been found in the River Ouse in York.

    While he has not yet been formally identified,  Mr Cafferkey’s family were informed.

     

  • Gardai have confirmed that the body of a young man reported missing from the Clifden area of Co Galway last week has been recovered.

    An appeal was issued over the weekend for information on the whereabouts of 23-year old Cathal Whelan, from Carrigallen, Co Leitrim who was last seen out socialising in Clifden on Tuesday night of last week.

    Clifden Gardai have now confirmed that Mr Whelan's body has been found, and have thanked the public for their assistance.

     

     

  • The body discovered on a beach in Galway earlier this week has been identified as that of missing man Robert Murray.

    A search had been underway for a number of weeks for the 25-year old missing from Salthill.

    His body was found on Renmore beach on Monday evening and removed to University Hospital Galway for post-mortem examination.

    Gardai say foul play is not suspected, and a file will be prepared for the Coroner.

    Meanwhile Galway Gardai are continuing to appeal for information on Roland Mitchell.

    The 26-year old from Fr Griffin Road in Galway was last seen on Saturday evening last, and his family are concerned for his wellbeing.

     

  • Gardai in Galway are seeking information on a 25-year old man missing for almost a week.

    Robert Murray is missing from his home in Salthill, and was last seen on Tuesday evening last 8th January at about 8.15pm in the Shop Street area of the city.

    Robert is described as 5' 10" in height, of thin build with black hair.

    When last seen, he was wearing black trousers and a khaki-green coloured jacket.

    Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Galway Garda Station at 091 - 53 8000.

     

     

  • Gardai are appealing for the public’s assistance in tracing a 41-year-old man who has been reported missing from Co Sligo.

    Paul Geraghty, also known as Pol MacOireachtaigh, who is from Tubbercurry, has been missing since Tuesday June 26th.

    Paul is approximately 5ft 11”, of thin build with black hair and blue eyes. It is not known what he was wearing when last seen.

    Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have seen him to contact Tubbercurry Garda Station 071-9157000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

  • Galway Gardai have confirmed that the body of a missing man has been found in Spiddal.

    A public appeal was launched earlier this week for information on the whereabouts of 49-year old Hayden Jones, who had been missing from the Spiddal area since last Saturday.

    Gardai have now confirmed that his body was recovered in Spiddal this morning and have thanked the public for their assistance.

     

  • Gardai in Galway have appealed for information on the whereabouts of a young man missing since the early hours of yesterday morning.

    24 year old Conor Burke was last seen in Galway city at about 1.45 am Thursday morning, and his family and Gardai are concerned for his welfare.

    Conor is described as 6 foot in height, of medium build with blue eyes and short brown hair.

    When last seen he was wearing light blue T-shirt, blue denim shirt with short sleeves, a dark navy jacket and blue jeans.

    Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Galway Garda Station on 091 - 576 213.

     

  • A man, who was reported missing from the Tuam area of Co Galway yesterday, has since been located.

    Gardai issued an appeal last evening, seeking information on the whereabouts of 61-year old Thomas Kelly, who had been missing from his home in Tuam since 9am yesterday morning.

    His family were concerned for his safety.

    Tuam Gardai have confirmed this morning that Mr Kelly has since been located safe and well.

     

     

  • A man who had been missing in Galway since last weekend has been found safe and well.

    26-year-old Roland Mitchell from Fr Griffin Road in Galway was reported missing by his family after last being seen at 7pm on Saturday evening.

    Gardai confirmed this afternoon that he had been found safe and well and thanked the public for their assistance in the matter.

     

     

  • A man who had been reported missing from Co Sligo has been found safe and well.

    Paul Geraghty, also known as Pol MacOireachtaigh, who is from Tubbercurry was reported missing on Tuesday June 26th.

    Gardai confirmed this afternoon that he has been found safe and well and thanked the public for their help in the matter.

     

     

  • An elderly man who was reported missing in north Mayo has been found safe and well.

    Gardai had issued an appeal for public assistance in tracing 87-year old John Lockwood from Lissadrone, Ballycastle who was last seen at his home in the early hours of yesterday morning.

    This afternoon, it's been confirmed that Mr Lockwood was located safe and well, a short distance from his home.

    Gardai have thanked the search teams and everyone who assisted in the search since early yesterday.

     

     

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    A search is underway since yesterday in north Mayo for a missing man.

    The man, who's in his late 60's and living in the Lacken area, was last seen at about lunchtime on Thursday.

    His car was located yesterday afternoon at Downpatrick Head, and the Coastguard launched an extensive search operation.

    The land search has been continuing today, also involving the Civil Defence, Gardai and the Grainne Uaile sub-aqua club.

    Weather conditions have hampered plans for a sea search, but Gardai are hoping that can get underway tomorrow.

    Gardai say searches have taken place from Ballycastle Pier to Killala, along the entire stretch of coastline, and they're appealing to people to be vigilant when out walking, and if they can assist in tracing the missing man, they're asked to contact Ballina Garda Station at 096 - 20560.