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For a community it was heartbreaking... for Noah Donohoe family it was unbearable

How teen's disappearance sparked days of searches and an outpouring of compassion

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Children lay a floral tribute to Noah Donahoe at the gates of his school, St Malachy’s College in Belfast

Children lay a floral tribute to Noah Donahoe at the gates of his school, St Malachy’s College in Belfast

Noah Donahoe

Noah Donahoe

Search teams taking part in the hunt for Noah in north Belfast

Search teams taking part in the hunt for Noah in north Belfast

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

St Malachy’s pupils form a guard of honour at Noah's funeral

St Malachy’s pupils form a guard of honour at Noah's funeral

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Mum Fiona follows her teenage son’s coffin

Mum Fiona follows her teenage son’s coffin

Children lay a floral tribute to Noah Donahoe at the gates of his school, St Malachy’s College in Belfast

Noah Donohoe was everywhere that dreadful week.

On bus shelters, on newspaper front pages and other media websites, on television and radio, on social media, on posters and, especially, in hearts and minds.

But, sadly, he never made it home to his distraught mother Fiona.