Missing Clare man Donal ‘Donie’ O’ Sullivan found alive
Australian police earlier said they had ‘grave concerns’ over man
Missing Irishman Donal ‘Donie’ O’Sullivan has been found alive in Sydney following a intensive five-day search.
More than a hundred people from the Irish community joined searches for the Co Clare man, led by his younger brother Johnnie.
She said he had been taken to St Vincent’s Hospital with a broken arm and was treated for dehydration.
Earlier today, Australian police had appealed for information to find Mr O’ Sullivan. The New South Wales detectives released the last known footage him in the Tea Gardens Hotel.
A New South Wales Police statement said concerned relatives reported Mr O’Sullivan missing on Sunday. “There are grave concerns for his welfare as the Irish national has not returned to his Allen Parade home in Bondi Junction nor attended his work in Canberra,” it had said.
Searches had continued around the area today.
Mr O’ Sullivan has lived in Sydney for about two years and worked as a carpenter and pipe layer.
The "Find Donal O' Sullivan" facebook page thanked everyone for their support during the search.
"We can confirm Donal has been found and is being looked after. We appreciate all your efforts and support."
The Department of Foreign Affairs had provided consular assistance to the family through the Consulate General in Sydney.