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Man (27) charged in connection with disappearance of two boys in Belfast on Friday
The two boys, five-year-old Patrick Hovarth and eight-year-old Fabricio Hovarth were last seen on Friday evening.
# Child Safety
Distressing short film imagines fate of missing child
ISPCC has released the fictional short to highlight awareness of its Missing Children’s Hotline.
# Blonde Angel
Bulgarian woman undergoes DNA test in 'Maria' case
The woman has been tested for a match with the child found in Greece and served with preliminary charges of child selling.
# missing children
24/7 hotline will provide support for missing children and their parents
The Missing Children’s Hotline is being launched in full by the ISPCC today.
# missing children
The anguish of parents and families highlighted on International Missing Children's Day
A child going missing is every parent’s nightmare – but what services are available to support the parents and families of missing children?
# 116 000
ISPCC launches Missing Children’s Hotline
The hotline will provide advice and support to missing children and their families.
# Missing Child
Missing Manchester sisters found in derelict house with third missing child
Police say that the three children are safe and well as investigation continues into disappearances.
# Etan Patz
Confessor in Etan Patz murder has a 'history of hallucinations'
Pedro Hernandez, who confessed to strangling six-year-old Etan Patz in 1979, has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. He has been placed on suicide watch in hospital.
# missing children
Child abductions from home relatively rare, say US experts
Police say they continue to keep an open mind in their investigation into the disappearance of Isabel Mercedes Celis, 6.
# missing children
ISPCC granted licence to run 116000 missing child hotline
The hotline number was reserved for over four years before ComReg received an application to operate it.
# Missing
Appeal for two children missing in Dublin
Gardaí are appealing for the public’s help in locating a missing 13-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Missing
Ireland still has no missing children's hotline - because nobody's prepared to run it
The 116000 number has been reserved for a national hotline, like those in Europe – but nobody has applied to run it.
# Eaton Children
Two still in custody over disappearance of Eaton children
A 30-year-old man, and another woman, remain in police custody over the disappearance of four children from Co Louth.
# Eaton Children
Missing Louth children found safe and well in Co Down
The Eaton children – Chloe, Jessica, Jon and Megan – are found safe in a house in Newcastle; two adults are arrested.
# Missing
Gardaí issue photograph of missing Louth siblings
Chloe, Jessica, Jon and Megan Eaton have not been seen since Thursday, and Gardaí are seeking public assistance.