The boy has been found safe and well – you can read the update here.
Please be aware that this article may be amended at any given time as we are relying on social media updates as to the boy’s whereabouts.
Leixlip GAA club issued the below message with 13-yr-old Ben Flanagan’s photo attached. The boy went missing after not returning from school.
He was last seen cycling to Leixlip village around 1:35pm on Thursday afternoon with confirmed reports tonight that the child’s bike has been found with no sign of the boy near it.
People have been asked to share his photo on social media.
“My eldest son Ben Flanagan from Rinawade age 13 didn’t come home from school today, has anyone seen him? he is wearing his Colaiste Chiarain uniform and his Le Cheile Navy coat and was on a silver bike, please can you check any green areas you can, He was last seen cycling to Leixlip village around 1:35”
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