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Missing Person – Bernadette Connolly

On 7 January 2022, Bernadette Connolly was reported missing by her daughter, to Swords Gardaí.  Bernadette is missing from her home in Swords in Co. Dublin and It is known she travelled by taxi to Donabate, where she is seen on CCTV walking towards the beach. This is the last known sighting of Bernadette. 

Extensive searches have been carried out in the search for Bernadette.  All hospitals have been contacted and CCTV has been canvassed extensively from the area.  There has also been a number of Press Release and Social Media Appeals since her disappearance. 


  • Bernadette is 45 years old and is described as 5’6" and of slim build. She has long black hair, hazel eyes and she has a tattoo on her lower back.  
  • When Bernadette was last seen she was wearing a black Nike training top, black Nike leggings, black trainers with a white sole as well as a black woolly hat with a black bobble. She had a black handbag and a black puffer jacket and a red towel which were found at the beach. 
  • Have you seen or heard from Bernadette from the time she went missing from the Swords area of North Dublin on the 7th of January? 
  • Do you recall seeing Bernadette in the Donabate area/beach on Friday the 7 January between 11.30am and midday?

Gardaí at Swords Garda Station investigating. Tel: 01 666 4700