THE devastated family of a missing Dublin man have made an emotional plea for his return to mark his 25th birthday.
Paul Byrne was last seen at around 3am on Christmas on Sandy Lane in Rush, north Co Dublin.
He is described as 5ft 5in tall, of thin build, with blue eyes and short, light brown hair.
He was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and a short black Ralph Lauren jacket when he was last seen.
Mother Mary Byrne said:"I just want my son back."
"We've suffered our grief," she added.
Paul's father died when he was aged 47..
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