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Gardai release name of missing Wexford man as major search continues

Joe Delaney (52) not seen since he discharged himself from Wexford General Hospital on Sunday

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Joe Delaney (52) has been missing since Sunday

Joe Delaney (52) has been missing since Sunday

The Coast Guard Rescue 117 helicopter hovering over Maudlintown, Wexford.

The Coast Guard Rescue 117 helicopter hovering over Maudlintown, Wexford.

Irish Coast Guard helicopter. Stock picture

Irish Coast Guard helicopter. Stock picture

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Joe Delaney (52) has been missing since Sunday

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Gardai have released the name of the missing man who has been the subject of a widespread search in Wexford since early Thursday morning.

Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 52-year-old Joe Delaney who has been missing from the Wexford Town area since Sunday, November 14.

Joe is described as being approximately 5 foot 6 inches in height. It is unknown what Joe was last seen wearing.

Joe discharged himself from Wexford General Hospital on Sunday, and Gardaí have serious concerns for the welfare of this missing person.

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A mutli-agency search involving gardaí, the RNLI and the Coast Guard's Rescue 117 helicopter was launched in Wexford Harbour on Thursday morning in a bid to find Joe. 

Gardaí became extremely concerned for the man’s welfare after his motorbike was discovered abandoned on the Burrow or Rosslare Point.

The Coast Guard helicopter carried out large sweeps of Wexford Harbour, stretching from Rosslare Point right out to Raven Point. Theyco-ordinated the search from above while volunteer crews from Wexford RNLI are combing the water below.

Meanwhile, gardaí are carrying out inquiries in a bid to ascertain more about the man’s whereabouts. 

Anyone with information on Joe's whereabouts are asked to contact Wexford Garda Station on 053 9165200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any other Garda Station.


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