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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Disappearance

Last month
January 2023
# Emanuela Orlandi
Vatican reopens probe into teenager’s disappearance 40 years ago
Orlandi vanished on 22 June 1983 after leaving her family’s Vatican City apartment.
Last year
2022
# Christian B
Madeleine McCann's parents 'welcome' declaration of official suspect in Germany
Madeleine went missing from her family’s holiday apartment in the Portuguese holiday resort of Praia da Luz in 2007.
All time
# Disappearance
Portuguese police search wells in Madeleine McCann investigation
The Mirror reported that police and divers in the Algarve region examined three disused wells on Thursday.
# Disappearance
German prosecutors have 'concrete evidence' Madeleine McCann is dead
Three-year-old “Maddie” disappeared from the Portuguese holiday resort of Praia da Luz in 2007.
# Cork
Gardaí renew appeal for information on second anniversary of Tina Satchwell's disappearance
To date, the investigation has resulted in over 330 lines of enquiry being conducted.
# meng hongwei
Interpol chief hasn't been seen since September - China won't say where he is
It is the latest high-profile disappearance in China.
# RIP
Mother of Ciara Breen, girl missing from Dundalk since 1997, dies
Bernadette Breen died yesterday peacefully at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
# David O'Sullivan
'I don't think he's alive, he wouldn't do this to us' - Cork mother of missing backpacker on the year-long search for her son
David O’Sullivan disappeared while navigating the Pacific Crest Trail in California in April 2017.
# Cork
Gardaí investigating the disappearance of Tina Satchwell set up search site at Castlemartyr Wood
There will be a media briefing held tomorrow morning.
# paddy moriarty
'Unlikely' that Irish man missing in Australia will be found alive, missing dog is key, say police
Irish man Paddy Moriarty disappeared from his home in the isolated town of Larrimah on 16 December last.
# England
Lady Lucan - widow of Lord Lucan - found dead at her home in London
Veronica, the Dowager Countess of Lucan, was found unresponsive by police at her home in Eaton Row in Westminster after she was reported missing.
# Maelys de Araujo
Two suspects freed over girl's disappearance at French wedding
Both men had been held over inconsistencies in their statements.
# France
Man arrested over disappearance of nine-year-old girl from Alps wedding
Maelys de Araujo was last seen at 3am local time on Sunday at the wedding venue.
# 20 years on
'There are people out there that know': Mother makes emotional plea for missing Ciara Breen
Ciara Breen went missing more than 20 years ago, and the main suspect in her disappearance died last week.
# A Decade On
Madeleine McCann disappeared 10 years ago today
Her parents say they haven’t lost hope of finding her.
# Mystery
Car discovery the latest twist in case of French family who disappeared two weeks ago
The national insurance card of one of the family members was found 280km away from where the car was found.
# Murder Investigation
'She deserves to be laid to rest': Family appeal for information on 12th anniversary of woman's disappearance
Lisa Dorrian from Bangor disappeared after a party in 2005.
# Wexford
Fresh appeal for information on Fiona Sinnott case 19 years after her disappearance
Gardaí switched the case to a murder inquiry in 2005.
# charles brook pickard
Man in his 60s arrested in connection with disappearance in Kerry over 25 years ago
Charles Brooke Pickard was bundled into the back of his own van in April 1991, and hasn’t been seen since.
# ben needham
Police say British toddler who went missing 25 years ago 'died in an accident'
Ben Needham, who was 21 months, was last seen at the site on the island of Kos in 1991.
# Disappearance
Man arrested over missing baby who vanished in London 11 years ago
The 38-year-old was arrested on suspicion of preventing a lawful burial and perverting the course of justice.
# Investigation
No forensic link found between Philip Cairns and Eamon Cooke
DNA evidence from the missing boy’s bag wasn’t linked to ‘any named person’.
# unsolved mystery
The search for missing plane MH370 is being called off, and families of the missing aren't happy
Two years later investigators are no closer to discovering what became of the missing plane.
# Amnesty International
Hundreds of adults and children 'disappeared and tortured by Egyptian authorities'
A new report shows that hundreds of students, political activists and protesters have vanished.
# Investigation
Gardaí believe children were coerced into placing missing Philip Cairns' bag in a laneway
Philip Cairns went missing from Rathfarnham on 23 October 1986
# Tragedy
23 confirmed dead as passenger plane crashes on Nepal mountain
The aircraft lost contact with air traffic control eight minutes after taking off.
# Mystery
A devastating mystery: 'Here I am, a man in my 70s, wondering what became of my brother'
“But here I am, all these years later, a man in my 70s, wondering what became of my 16-year-old brother almost 70 years ago.”
# paschal delahunty
Irish man, whose wife disappeared in 2007, ordered to self-deport from the US
Paschal Delahunty, who for many years lived under an assumed identity, has been told that he can no longer stay in the US
# Hong Kong
Concern after five booksellers critical of Chinese government disappear
They are feared to have been detained by Chinese authorities.
# Missing
There will be just 4 police officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann
That number has been cut from 29.
# Missing
'I believe he was abducted': Brother of Philip Cairns says DNA could be key to finding the truth
The 13-year-old went missing 29 years ago this month. Gardaí are still actively investigating his disappearance.
# Disappearance
Man wanted in connection to landlord's murder spotted in Belfast
“He may have looked for a lift, for accommodation or for work.”
# bawnogue
Gardaí search land in Dublin after tip-offs about disappearance of Barry Corcoran
The man has been missing since last month and was last seen in Ballyfermot.
# Disappearance
Teenager missing for two days found safe and well
The 15-year-old was last seen in Balbriggan on Monday.
# Missing
59-year-old Vincent Maguire missing from Monaghan
The man was last seen at his home yesterday.
# Missing
'It just never goes away': Parents of Deirdre Jacob still hoping for answers
The 18-year-old went missing in 1998 and no trace of her has ever been found.
# suspect
Body believed to be Alice Gross murder suspect removed from park after being found dead
The body, believed to be convicted killer, Arnis Zalkalns was found a mile from where the teenager’s body was found.
# Galway
Man charged in connection with disappearance of Adrian Folan
He will appear before a special sitting of Galway District Court this evening.
# Behind Bars
French lawyer convicted of murdering missing heiress after 36 years
The 76-year-old was sentenced to 20 years in his third trial for the killing of his then-mistress. Her body has never been found.
# Malaysia Airlines
MH370 searchers hopeful of finding wreckage within 'days'
Four transmissions have been detected by an Australian ship from what is believed to be the plane’s black box.