Search continues for missing Inagh man

Search continues for missing Inagh man


Locals and Civil Defence volunteers will continue their search today for a man missing from the Inagh area since Saturday.

50-year-old James Shannon from Meelick, Inagh was last seen at around 1.00am on Saturday last (August 26th).

Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the missing man’s whereabouts.  When last seen, James was wearing dark trousers and a dark top and walks with a distinctive limp.

Last night, around 100 people carried out searches along the N85 Ennis to Lahinch road in Inagh as well as surrounding lands and waterways in the local area.

Gardaí requested assistance from Clare Civil Defence who dispatched several teams to help in the search.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardaí at Ennistymon on 065 7072180.



Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick.

Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station’s flagship current affairs programme.

He was also the station’s News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day.

As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.