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Searches ongoing for Irish musician missing for three weeks

Stephen Martin
Stephen Martin

A search operation is underway for Irish musician Stephen Martin, aka Rainy Boy Sleep, who has been missing for three weeks.

The 29-year-old musician was last seen in Derry three weeks ago, though his car has been found parked at Fanad Lighthouse in Donegal.

A search operation is currently underway with the lifeboat services and the Rescue 188 helicopter all taking part.

The singer-songwrier, who performs under the name Rainy Boy Sleep is a native of Lifford, Donegal.

He is described as being 6' tall with shaven brown hair, facial stubble and a slim build.

Fans of the singer have been posting messages on social media praying for his safe return.

Family are appealing for Stevie, or anyone with any information of his whereabouts, to contact the PSNI or the Gardai.

Rainy Boy Sleep played Glastonbury for three consecutive years, was nominated for Best Solo Act in the NI Music Awards in 2011 and toured with Cyndi Lauper and James Morrisson.