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Missing in Ireland Support Services

Date: 3/28/2006The primary aim of Missing in Ireland Support Service is to support families and individuals who have a relative, colleague or friend who is officially classified as “missing”. For more information, see their website at www.miss.ie

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Matt Mullaney

Date: 2/6/2006We are asking people to be on the lookout for Matt Mullaney, a US citizen missing from Florence in Italy. There have been a number of unconfirmed sightings of him in Ireland particularly in Cork and Kerry. See details.

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Mayo Lost Contact

Date: 1/24/2006Your help is requested in locating James Michael Meehan originally from Charlestown Co Mayo who left about 11 years ago. See more.

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Dorrian Family Launch Website

Date: 12/20/2005The Dorrian family have launched a website today to help get information on the disappearance of Lisa Dorrian. The website is located at www.lisadorrian.co.uk/

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Garda Annual Report 2004

Date: 12/17/2005The Garda annual report for 2004 was published this week. The section that covers missing persons is to be found on p.87 of the report. The way in which missing persons were recorded changed in the autumn of 2003. Consequently, 2004 is the first full year to reflect these changes. The concepts of acceptable...

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Missing in Ireland Support Services

Date: 12/12/2005Missing in Ireland Support Services was set up by Mr Dermot Brown. The volunatry organisation was established to provide support services to the families of the missing. It is wonderful to see such an organisation in place and I have no doubt that it will provide a very important service to the families of...

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How Many Go Missing?

Date: 12/8/2005The current statistics on the Garda website are for 2003 which showed that nearly 4000 people went missing in Ireland in that year. To see a comparison with other years see my “About Missing.ws” page in the facts and figures section. By the end of 2003, 76 people remained untraced. By comparison in the...

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Anniversaries in December

Date: 12/7/2005There are two anniversaries of missing people featured on this site which occur in December. They are Sandra Collins missing since 4 December 2000 and Trevor Deely missing since 8 December 2000.

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Prayer at Bed Time

Date: 12/7/2005RTE 1 TV in its “Prayer at bed time” piece (immediately after the Late Late on Friday nights) will feature photos of missing persons. Prayer at bed time will feature different photos on the first Friday of each month starting next Friday, 9th December. Thank you for this initiative.

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Crimestoppers Appeal For Missing

Date: 11/11/2005Crimestoppers, in conjunction with the gardaí, has launched an appeal focusing on the deaths of three women in particular, along with the disappearances of five others. Crimestoppers are highlighting the suspicious deaths of Antoinette Smith in 1988, Patricia Doherty in 1992 and Marie Kilmartin in 1994. The five missing women include: Claire Boylan, last...

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