Concern as Limerick schoolgirl goes missing

David Hurley

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David Hurley

Chloe Kinsella missing ILIM 30-09-13Chloe's mum Shirley asks for help in finding Chloe,
THE mother of a 15-year-old schoolgirl who has not been seen since the weekend says she is “devastated” at her daughter’s disappearance.

THE mother of a 15-year-old schoolgirl who has not been seen since the weekend says she is “devastated” at her daughter’s disappearance.

Chloe Kinsella - a fifth-year-pupil at St Nessan’s Secondary School - Moylish was last seen at her home in Kileely at around 8.20 on Saturday night.

“She was out with some friends and she arrived home at around 8 o’Clock and when we checked her room 20 minutes later she was gone,” said Chloe’s sister, Lindsey, who said her family are very concerned.

It is understood that Chloe’s mobile phone was found in her bedroom which means members of her family have not been able to contacted her since Saturday night.

Hundreds of people took part in searches across the city over the weekend but so far there has been no sign of the teenager.

Chloe’s classmates have been let off school today to assist with the searches which are continuing to take place.

“Hundreds of people have been helping and we would appeal to anyone with information on her whereabouts to contact members of her family or the gardai,” said Cllr Maurice Quinlivan who was one of those searching an area known locally as Donnellan’s Field.

Speaking at the family home this morning, Chloe’s mother, Shirley, said she is “devastated” and that she is very worried not knowing where her daughter is or what happened to her.

A garda spokesperson confirmed members of the force are assisting with the search operation.

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