Dundalk as it Happens
Vigil for missing student Ross Hanlon taking place at Dundalk IT this morning
A vigil will take place at Dundalk IT this morning for student Ross Hanlon, who has been missing in Vienna since Friday morning.
Ross Hanlon (21) from Athboy in Co Meath went missing in Vienna at around 2am on Friday.
The business student at DkIT had travelled to the Austrian capital on a city break following the completion of his college exams and became separated from his two friends during a night out socialising.
His family and friends have been unable to contact him and are currently in Vienna searching for him.
Today’s vigil will take place at 11am outside the Whitaker Theatre in the main building of Dundalk IT.
The Students’ Union said: “Please spread the word and please keep Ross, the Hanlon family & friends in your thoughts and prayers.”
Ross was last seen outside Flex nightclub in the Augartenbrücke area of Vienna.
Ross is described as 5ft 9 and of medium build. He was wearing a black shirt and blue jeans on the night he went missing.