Philip Cairns

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Phil Lynott, lead singer  Thin Lizzy,  died on January 4th, 1986. He was 35. Photograph:  Eric Luke

– Phil Lynott, lead singer with Irish rock band Thin Lizzy (below), died on January 4th. He was 35 years old.–Jennifer Guinness, wife of Guinness Maho(...)

Sandra Cairns, sister of Philip Cairns, who disappeared more than 30 years ago, speaking at Farmleigh House during a ceremony marking Missing Persons Day. Photograph: Alan Betson

The disappearance of Dublin schoolboy Philip Cairns more than 30 years ago remains among the best known missing persons cases in Ireland. Philip wa(...)

Trevor Deely: Vanished after attending a Christmas party on the night of December 7th, 2000.

The father of missing Dubliner Trevor Deely says he is delighted that a Garda cold-case team will review the circumstances of the 22-year-old’s disapp(...)

About 500 people have turned up for a march in Rathfarnham  to mark 30 years to the day since the disappearance of Philip Cairns - on October 23rd, 1986. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

About 500 people turned up for a march in Rathfarnham, Dublin, this afternoon to mark 30 years to the day since the disappearance of Philip Cairns - o(...)

Photograph of Philip Cairns from when he went missing in 1986.

Having made his name in broadcasting and become one of RTÉ’s marquee names, Gareth O’Callaghan has been commended for his bravery in recent years when(...)

Schoolboy Philip Cairns (13)  went missing after leaving his south Dublin home to return to school one day in 1986 after having lunch.

No forensic link has been established between deceased paedophile DJ Eamon Cooke and the schoolbag of missing presumed murdered Philip Cairns. The b(...)

A file image from 2001 of convicted paedophile Eamon Cooke, owner of Radio Dublin. Photograph: Collins

The convicted paedophile Eamon Cooke helped a woman to launch a campaign against the Catholic Church seeking compensation over clerical child sex abu(...)

Philip Cairns who disappeared on October 29th, 1986.

The mother of Philip Cairns, the schoolboy who disappeared 30 years ago, has said she only recently accepted he will not be coming back. Gardaí inves(...)

Supt Peter Duff and Garda Joanne Grogan at Tallaght Garda station during a briefing  on the disappearance of Philip Cairns in 1986. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Gardaí investigating the disappearance of Philip Cairns 30 years ago believe his schoolbag may hold the key to solving the case, despite the death of (...)

Convicted child molester Eamon Cooke outside a Radio Dublin studio in Clondalkin, Dublin, in 2001.  Gardaí will interview ex-employees of Radio Dublin, a pirate station owned by  Cooke (above), as part of their investigation into the disappearance of Philip Cairns in 1986. File photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins

Gardaí will interview former employees of Radio Dublin, the pirate station owned by convicted child molester Eamon Cooke, as part of their investigati(...)

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