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Update 7/01/18: Matthew has been located safe, and well. Gardai thank the public for their assistance.


Gardai are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the whereabouts of a missing 14 year-old; Matthew Hegarty. Matthew was last seen when leaving his family home in Frankfield, Douglas at 6.45pm on Tuesday, 2nd January 2018.

Matthew is described as being:

    • 5ft 10” Tall
    • Slim Build
    • Green Eyes
    • Short Brown Hair

When last seen, Matthew was wearing:

  • Dark coloured tracksuit bottoms
  • Black hooded top
  • Dark framed glasses
  • Black runners

If you have any information, contact:

  • Togher Garda Station: 021 4947120
  • Garda Confidential: 1800 666111

By Cork Safety Alerts

Administrator of Cork Safety Alerts.