or it could give them the closure that they need to move on?maddie mccanns parents still honestly believe she is alive (although it most likey not true) and understandably refuse to give up the search because of this.
No they dont.
They know damn well what happened to her and they're in a much more ebullient mood because they know they've gotten away with it.
The pair of those chancers make me sick.
Degsy, nothing is proved.
Assumptions are the mother of all fvck ups.
Yea I remember that part of it now that you mention it.
It could have been anything though. Somebody picked it up, totally unrelated, realised (or didn't) who's it was and put it back.
Or whoever took him put it there to throw the Garda off the scent.
At this stage, I don't think we'll ever know.
I think that one was in Ballyshannon.The Girl was walking through the fields with her uncle and he turned around to call to her and she was gone.She was never found.
If new evidence arises then the gardai are pretty much obliged to investigate, I would think.
The way i see it is Philip Kearns family have never had a minutes peace so its not dragging anything up. Someone, somehwere knows what happened to that boy and they need to come clean and let the family have the closure they deserve. A wife, or girlfriend or whatever knows something. And people need to really think, I was watching a documentry on Peter Sucliffe (the yorkshire ripper) and his wife said she didn't even cop on when she was washing bloody clothes, that it was only in hindsight that she realised there was something dodge going on! So people need to think hard. That little girl in Donegal was called Mary Boyle i think and she had an identical twin sister so her family have been able to see all the time what she would look like at any age!
There are rumours that a guy who was caught trying to rape and strangle a woman about 5 years ago, I think on the Dublin mountains, is responsible for the disppeared women. He was put away for that, with an extremely long sentence for one provable crime. But it is only speculation and there is no firm evidence, just lots of circumstantial.
As to Philip Cairns. I remember the disappearance, and my parents talking to us about strangers and stuff. Fingers crossed this search will turn up something and maybe even lead to who ever did this.
The thing about disappearances and murders of people and children in the west of ireland is the remoteness of the region works in favor of the kiddnapper /murderer .I remember there was a serious of disappearances of women in the 80s around the dublin area ,including one american womon which led police and the general public to believe their was a serilal killer at large .As far as I am aware, none of these women or their remains have ever being found. One suggestion and possibility had it that they are buried in the Dublin mountains .