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Missing from 1 September 1998

Sean Ryan is described as being 17 years old (at the time of going missing), 5’7”, large build, brown hair and brown eyes. Last known to be wearing blue jeans, beige jacket and black Caterpillar boots. 
Last seen: Sean Ryan was last seen by his family in Ardmore Avenue, Downpatrick, at approximately 09:00 on 1 September 1998. There were a further two confirmed sightings of Sean Ryan in the Doolin area, Co. Clare, Ireland, on Saturday 5 September 1998. However there have been no confirmed sightings reported since.

Additional information: A photograph taken of Sean Ryan around the time of his disappearance and an age progression photograph of how he may look today has been produced by the charity Missing People. This can be forwarded on their behalf upon request.

Sean Ryan

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Reference number: RM11020332 


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