Gardaí Appeal For Wicklow Man Missing Since 06 July

Garda have appealed for help in tracing Barry Corcoran, who has been missing since Monday, 06 July.

The 39-year-old is from Wicklow and it is known that he travelled from the town to Dublin on the morning of 06 July.

It is believed that he travelled on the No. 133 Bus Eireann bus that left from Flannery's Shop at 11am.

Garda think that Mr Corcoran initially went to the Fitzgibbon Street area to visit a gym in order make contact with a friend of his. He subsequently travelled on the Luas red line out as far as the Kylemore Stop on the Naas Road, arriving there in or around 2pm.

Mr Corcoran is not thought to have been familiar with this area of the city but got directions from his friend and arranged to meet him at the Luas stop. Barry made some purchases in a local shop on Kylemore Road at 2.30pm & again at 6.45pm.

Barry was visiting friends on Cremona Road, Ballyfermot on the evening and night of the 6th July 2015. Barry was last sighted on Cremona Road, Ballyfermot on the night of Monday the 6th July 2015. Barry would not have been familiar with the general Ballyfermot area and it is not known if Barry left this area.

Superintendent Brendan Connolly said: "I have established an investigation team at Ballyfermot Garda Station and they are liaising closely with Gardai in Wicklow in the course of this investigation.

"Gardaí have carried out extensive investigations since Barry was reported missing. As a result of these investigations we have significant concerns regarding his welfare and safety and I would urge anybody with information to contact us here in Ballyfermot Garda Station at 01 – 6667200."

Barry Corcoran is described as 5'11" in height and is of thin build. He has short grey hair and blue eyes. Barry is described as walking with a slight 'shuffle' having injured his hip in an accident a number of years ago. Barry also has an old scar on the bridge of his nose. When Barry was last seen he was wearing a dark rain jacket, blue jeans and black Puma runners.


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