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Thanks lads if ye can ye might share emer page again or those who has not joined please join and share!!!

It being a tough day today. it seem's worse this year !!!

thanks lads for.all your surport over the last 8 years......

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Our little sister Emer O'Loughlin was murdered on the 8th of April 2005, she was 23 years old.

She had been living in a mobile home in a very rural spot in County Clare on the west coast of Ireland where she and her boyfriend were planning to build a house.

On any other week day Emer would have been at college but on this particular day she was at home due to the funeral of Pope John Paul II. The electricity supply to her mobile home had failed and her phone battery was dead, her boyfriend suggested that she ask a neighbour in a mobile home in an adjoining field to charge it for her, he then left for work. That was the last time Emer was seen alive.

Later that day human remains were found in the burnt out shell of the neighbours mobile home.

It took a week before DNA confirmed that the remains were those of Emer, we then buried our little sister.

Right from the beginning myself and my younger brother have done our best to push the case along, we refused to believe that Emer's neighbour had killed himself even though some, including some in the police were ready to believe that right from the start. We have questioned what was and wasn't done by the police in the early stages of the investigation. We contacted the cold case squad just two years into the investigation to see if they would look at Emer's case again. We used the media to keep the interest in Emer's case alive and to keep the pressure on. We met with the investigating police force as often as we could to enquire if there had been any new developments and we constantly questioned why a photo and name of the neighbour was not released to the public.

This group was born in 2008 out of the sheer heartbreaking frustration of having to sit and watch the years go by with no answers, no developments and no information. We had to get information out about Emers case and a description of the missing neighbour to the world because no one else was going to do it.

In May 2010 Emer's body was exhumed for a second post mortem, and a whole five years after her murder the cold case squad and Interpol finally released a description, a photograph and the name of John Griffin, the owner of the mobile home in which Emers body was discovered.

There have been a couple of TV programs made featuring Emer's case and crime stoppers offered a reward for information on the whereabouts of John Griffin, this has gone some way to making us feel that Emer's case is finally getting the attention and resources that it deserves.

The past few years have been filled with many ups and downs, we have had our hopes lifted and then dashed, we have had half truths told and been plain lied to by some, we have witnessed potentially vital information not being immediately passed onto the police and all the time there is the feeling that in an effort to protect themselves the whole story is not being told by some.

A tribute to Emer

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Guest bullterrier

one day ray your family will get there justice you deserve RIP emer :thumbs: john

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we hope for that every day mate, 8 years have past, alot of days of hope it paying it toll on us ,

thank for your reply

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I hope the f****r is found and locked up and one day your family can have some closure. ATB

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Hi everyone.

Pushing forward again on this and would ask if you would all be so kind as to click on the FB link below and share the Interpol poster at the top of the page. Please encourage your friends and family to also share especially if you know people abroad. We need this poster to go viral all around the world. Many thanks from Emer's family.

https://www.(!64.56:886/JusticeForEmer

 

 

For those of you in Ireland, Emer's case will be featured in the first episode of the series "Cracking Crime" on RTE 1 on Tuesday the 23rd of July 2013 at 9.35pm. The whole family was involved in the filming and interviews which were done in April on the 8th anniversary of her murder.

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