Police fear for missing mother with medical emergency 'she is unaware of'

Authorities 'very concerned' after 45-year-old doctor goes missing in Dublin

Tom Embury-Dennis@tomemburyd
Wednesday 22 November 2017 16:49
Ciara Farrell has been missing since 14 November
Ciara Farrell has been missing since 14 November

A search has been launched for a missing mother-of-two who has a medical emergency “of which she is unaware”, a family friend has said.

Police in Dublin have renewed an appeal for information on the whereabouts of Ciara Farrell after she vanished on 14 November.

Dublin gardai, who said they were “very concerned for her welfare”, described Ms Farrell as 5’11’’, of average build, with blue eyes and blonde hair. Her car was found on Friday.

Jean Sorohan Cosgrave, a family friend, appealed on Facebook to anyone who may have seen Ms Farrell since her disappearance.

Ms Cosgrave said the 45-year-old doctor was last seen leaving St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin.

In a post that has been shared thousands of times, Ms Cosgrove wrote: “Ciara is still missing, so everyone we still need your help, please keep sharing for Ciara and her family.”

“The police have taken her car (white Hyundai i20 with 151 D registration) from The Rise, Mount Merrion, Co Dublin,” she continued. “Ciara has a medical emergency, of which she is unaware of and needs to be found very quickly, because she needs urgent medical attention.

She added: “She was wearing a pink floral dress and a black cardigan when she disappeared. Her family are very concerned for her wellbeing.

"Can I please ask everyone to keep sharing and those of you who haven't shared yet please do, because the more people who see this, the better chance there is in finding Ciara for her family.”

Anyone who has information on Ms Farrell should contact Donnybrook Garda Station on +353 1 6669200 or call the Garda Confidential helpline on +353 1800 666 111.

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