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Philip Cairns

On Friday 23 Oct 1986, Philip left Colaiste Eanna Secondary School at 12.45 P.M. and returned to his home on Ballyroan Road, for lunch. He left the house at 1.30 P.M. and walked back to school but never arrived there. 

On the following Wednesday, the pupils of the school returned voluntarily to the school during their mid term break to be interviewed by the Gardai. In the afternoon, Philip's school bag appeared in a laneway off Anne Devlin Road, Ballyroan, Dublin. It was found by two school girls. The lane had been searched before this. The bag contained some of Philip's books but his Geography book and two religion books (Christian Way 1 and the Good News New Testament) were missing. Forensic tests on the bag did not reveal any information.

Investigations to date have been unsuccessful in providing any clues as to what happened to Philip or as to his whereabouts. To this day his disappearance remains unsolved. Philip's case is also featured on the Doe Network and the Canadi…

Brianna Maitland

At the time of her disappearance, Maitland was living with her friend, Jillian Stout, in Sheldon, Vermont, about 20 miles (32 km) west of Montgomery.[7] At about 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 19, Maitland left a note saying she'd return after work that evening. She departed for the Black Lantern Inn in a 1985 Oldsmobile sedan registered to her mother, Kellie. After a busy, uneventful evening at work, Maitland clocked out at 11:20 p.m. She told her co-workers she needed to get home and rest before working the next day at her second job in St. Albans.[8][4] By all accounts Maitland was alone in her vehicle when she left.[9] Early the next afternoon, a Vermont State Police trooper was dispatched to an abandoned house on Route 118 in Richford,[10] about a mile from the Black Lantern Inn. Maitland's car was found backed into the side of the house. Known locally as "the old Dutchburn house,"[11] the siding of the home had been breached by the rear end of the car. A piece of …