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Missing Person - Bobby Ryan, Tipperary Town, missing since 3/6/11

Bobby Ryan

The Gardaí at Tipperary Town Garda Station are investigating the disappearance of local man Bobby Ryan who was reported missing on Friday, the 3rd June 2011.

On Thursday, the 2nd June 2011 he left his home in Boherlahan near Cashel and travelled to Fawnagowan, Bansha Road, Tipperary to stay with his girlfriend.  At approximately 6.30am on Friday morning Bobby left Fawnagowan to return home to Boherlahan to get ready for work at Killough Quarry near Thurles, Co. Tipperary.  He failed to turn up for work and colleagues contacted his son and daughter.  His son noticed his work clothes and boots were still at home.

At 2.30pm Bobby’s silver coloured Citroen van was discovered parked at a car park at Kilshane Woods, Bansha, Tipperary, which is an amenity area for walkers using the local woodlands.  A man matching his description was seen walking along a country road at Cordangan, Tipperary Town at approximately 8.50am on Friday, the 3rd June, the morning he went missing.

Bobby Ryan's family are concerned for his safety as he has not contacted family or friends since Friday morning, the 3rd June 2011.

Bobby Ryan is 52 years of age.  He is described as 14st, 5'2", bald with hazel eyes.  When last seen he wearing a navy polo t-shirt, navy tracksuit bottoms, navy jumper and white runners.  He was well known in the area, he drove a truck for a local quarry and worked as a DJ in the area, known as Mr Moonlight

Bobby Ryan's family are very concerned for his safety as he has not contacted family or friends since Friday morning, the 3rd June  2011.


• Anyone who was in the area on Friday morning the 3rd June and may have seen Bobby’s van around Tipperary Town or Fawnagowan area.

• Anyone who was in the Annacarty & Dundrum Road area who may have seen Bobby’s van in the area.

• Any person who was walking in Bansha woods who may have seen Bobby to come forward.

• It was the June Bank Holiday weekend, Gardaí appeal to anyone who was in the Tipperary Town area for the weekend and may have seen Bobby.

• Anyone who saw Bobby on the Thursday night the 2nd of June travelling from Boherlahann to Fawnagowan to come forward.

• A witness in the woods recalls seeing a maroon saloon car at 8.10am on the morning Bobby went missing at the same time as he saw a van similar to Bobby’s Citroen van. Gardaí appeal to the driver of that maroon car to come forward.


Gardaí at Tipperary Town Garda Station are investigating                 Telephone 062 80670