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Gardai searching site for woman who went missing 30 years ago

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
Barbara Walsh was last seen in June 1985 (PIC credit An Garda Siochana)
Barbara Walsh was last seen in June 1985 (PIC credit An Garda Siochana)

Gardaí investigating the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Barbara Walsh, reported missing on 29th June 1985 are currently carrying out planned searches of premises and lands at Rusheenamanagh, Carna, County Galway.

Barbara Walsh was last seen at her home in Carna, County Galway on the 22nd June 1985 at approximately 4am.

She was 33 years of age at the time.

A full review of this case was launched in January 2015 as part of an ongoing review of all missing persons in the Galway Garda Division.

A Senior Investigating Officer has been appointed and an incident room has been established. 112 lines of enquiry have been generated and close to 60 people have been interviewed in the course of this review.

The planned and structured searches are being carried out by investigating Gardaí with the assistance of the Garda Technical Bureau.

Gardai are appealing for anyone who may have any information onto the disappearance of Barbara, to contact them at Clifden Garda station on 095 22500, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.