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Discovery of remains on Dollymount Beach

James Nolan

The Gardaí at Clontarf Garda Station are investigating the discovery of remains found on Dollymount Beach on Tuesday the 8th of February 2011.

A member of the public was walking along the beach at approximately 5.30pm when he came across a human limb. The limb was removed and an examination took place. It was established that the remains was the right arm of a human male and had been in the water for one to six weeks. Further enquiries carried out through Interpol across all registered DNA Date Base in Europe resulted in a positive match to James Nolan, (DOB) 04/06/1964 from Finglas Dublin 11.

James attended the Wellmount Medical Clinic in Finglas on Tuesday the 30th of November 2010.He was known to frequent the Fairlawn estate area and Clearwater Shopping Centre in Finglas. He was also known to frequent the open ground area beside St. Canice’s Church and the Dunnes Store car park on Cardiffbridge’s Road in Finglas. He had two pet dogs that he always had with him.

• Anyone who may have seen James in the Fairlawn Estate, Clearwater shopping centre, St. Canices Church grounds and the Dunnes Stores car park on Cardiffsbridge Road, Finglas.

• Anyone who may have seen James in the Dublin City Centre Area.

• Anyone who may have seen James at the Wellmount Clinic in Finglas.

• Anyone with any information in relation to the disappearance and circumstances of his death.

Gardaí at Clontarf Garda Station are investigating Telephone 01 6664800