It is understood that convicted rapist and alleged serial killer Larry Murphy has been spotted by a number of local residents in the Belgard area of Tallaght, West Dublin.
Larry Murphy and fellow convicted sex offender
Murphy is believed to be temporarily staying in a residence in the Belgard Heights area of Tallaght. This residence is privately rented by one of Murphy's former cell mates - this individual can not yet be named due to legal reasons.
Murphy was spotted by almost a dozen local residents earlier this evening, strolling around the locality and enjoying the sunshine.
Two hours after the initial reports surfaced, this reporter phoned Tallaght Garda station. The officer answering the phone transferred the call to the on duty sergeant, who stated that he could not confirm nor deny Murphy's presence within the area.
A source within Ryanair has informed this reporter that an individual named Laurence Murphy boarded a flight from Amsterdam to London in the early hours of Sunday morning. An individual with the same name boarded a flight from London's Gatwick airport to Dublin before midday.