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11th Oct 2021

Appeal launched as Irish man reported missing in Berlin

Ellen Fitzpatrick

He has been missing for almost a week.

An appeal has been launched by the family of a missing Irishman in Germany after he was last seen on October 5th.

Shane O’Brien has had “no contact” with anyone since Tuesday, October 5th and was last seen in Berlin.

His family and friends are now urgently seeking the public’s help in finding him and are “extremely concerned” for his safety and welfare.

They are urging that anyone who can help find him or knows any information is to get in contact directly with German police.

The appeal was issued on Monday, with people swarming to social media to share, as well as sending the post to people they know living in Berlin.

The original post on reads: “Please help and share. Irish man Shane O’Brien has been missing in Berlin with no contact with anyone since last Tuesday.

“If anyone has seen him or knows anything, please let us know or get in touch with the police directly. His family are extremely concerned.”