Search ongoing for missing Shannon man

Search ongoing for missing Shannon man



Gardaí have confirmed that missing Shannon man Peter Webb has been found safe and well. Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

Thursday – 8.30am – Last night, volunteers from the Limerick Land Search Team joined efforts to locate Peter.


Members of Limerick Land Search Team joined the effort last night – File Photo: © Pat Flynn 2018

Earlier: Searches are continuing for a man reported missing from his home in Shannon, Co Clare for two days.

65-year-old Peter Webb was reported missing on Tuesday morning after his family became concerned for his welfare.

Peter is believed to have been driving a grey Nissan Qashqai (09-C-40725) when last seen.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have seen this vehicle to contact any Garda station.

Gardaí have confirmed that searches have been carried out in the Clare and Limerick areas however no sign of the vehicle has been found.

In an appeal on Clare FM, Sergeant Seamus Mulligan of Shannon said the Webb family are extremely concerned for Peter’s welfare.

Sgt Mulligan also asked if Peter was listening to the radio that he would make contact with his family or if any other person has had contact with Peter, to notify his family or Shannon Garda Station.

Family and friends of the missing man have been helping search for him in the Shannon areas.

Shannon Garda Station may be contacted on 061 365900.

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.