24 May 2022

Plea for help to find missing Laois woman on her birthday

Plea for help to find missing Laois woman on her  birthday

Imelda Keenan from Mountmellick, missing in Waterford since 1994.

A request for information on a Laois woman who is missing for 28 years has been made on what should have been her happy 51st birthday.

Imelda Keenan from Mountmellick went missing in Waterford in 1994.

Missing Persons Helpline Ireland remembered Imelda on her birthday on March 24.

"It is Imelda Keenan’s birthday today, please keep her family in your thoughts Imelda went missing on 3 January 1994 after leaving her flat in William Street, Waterford. She left at 13:30hrs to go to the post office. She is 5ft 4in, of slim build with brown hair and blue eyes. She was wearing a white jumper, leopardskin ski pants, blue denim jacket and black shoes.

"If you have any information that could help the enquiry, please contact Garda at Waterford on 051 305 300 or if you prefer to remain anonymous please phone the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111.
Alternatively, please call the Missing Persons Helpline Ireland on 1800 442 552 or if you wish to remain anonymous, use their Help Bring Them Home confidential line 1800 911 999."

Her relatives and friends in Mountmellick also remembered the gentle and pretty girl who went to primary and secondary school in the town before moving to Waterford.

Mary Collins Dempsey said "Birthday prayers & blessings sent to Heaven today for Imelda," sharing this image. 

Karolyne Hearne wrote:

"Where ever u are we are always thinking of u never giving up hope we will find u especially on ur birthday".

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