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Update - Search Operation Milford Co. Donegal on the 8/1/19

Gardaí investigating the disappearance of Deirdre O’Flaherty have completed their search operation at the site in Milford Garda District Co. Donegal. An Garda Síochána wish to thank the public for their patience during the operation. 

Unfortunately nothing that furthers the search for Deirdre was located during the search. The site is on private property and remains closed to the public.

Today, is also the 10th anniversary of the disappearance of Deirdre and our thoughts are with her family and friends and it is requested that the privacy of her family is respected at this time.

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for anyone who may have information in relation to Deirdre’s disappearance to contact Buncrana Garda Station on 0749320540 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111

Garda Press Office

An Garda Síochána in County Donegal have commenced a land search and excavation in the Milford District. The search forms part of a missing person investigation. An Garda Síochána are liaising closely with the relevant family and a Garda family liaison officer has been appointed.

The search will be carried out by members of the Donegal Divisional Search Team and Garda Technical Bureau along with private contractors and is expected to last up to 5 days.

This development continues to form part of a Missing Person investigation and there is no change of status regarding same. An update will be provided when the search is completed.