Epsom Derby winner Shergar was kidnapped from Ballymany Stud on 8 February 1983.
Michael Fisher reports on what is known about the disappearance of one of the most valuable racehorses in the world. Micheál Ó Briain looks back at Shergar's career.
This report is taken from RTÉ News at One Thirty broadcast on 9 February 1983.
The newsreader was Cyril Smith.