‘If the police say they can’t find new evidence about your missing loved one, never accept it’

She can still remember the 19-year-old’s smile, captured in the last photo ever taken of her son as he set out on his French adventure. It was the summer of 1987 when Trevor O’Keeffe went missing. That July had been a time of celebration for the Irish in France. Stephen Roche had just won the Tour de France and on a whim, Trevor decided to tour the country.

or years, Eroline O’Keeffe was extremely protective of her children. Until they were 18, at the end of her ride she waited in Naas, Co Kildare, until they got home from nightclubs.