Search continues in Philip Cairns investigation

Gardaí investigating the disappearance of schoolboy Philip Cairns 23 years ago are continuing their search at a wooded area in south Dublin today.

The 13-year-old disappeared while walking to school in Rathfarnam in October 1986.

A search began earlier this week at a wooded area near the Grange Golf Club in Rathfarnam following fresh information about the case.

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