Friends and family carry the remains Seamus Wright to his funeral Mass in St Agnes’  Church  in Belfast on Tuesday. The inset is a picture of Seamus Wright which was placed on his coffin. Photograph: Reuters

The funeral Mass of Seamus Wright, one of the ‘Disappeared’ killed by the IRA in October 1972, was told on Tuesday it had taken a very long time to(...)

White doves are released following the funeral of Kevin McKee at St Peter’s Cathedral in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Recovery of the ‘disappeared’ was a part of the peace process in Northern Ireland that was working and had proven itself, the funeral Mass for Kevin (...)

Four searches, the most recent in September 2013, have been carried out in Bragan Bog, Co Monaghan, since 1999, but Columba McVeigh’s remains have yet to be found.

A Catholic bishop is on Wednesday night appealing “in the name of humanity” to anyone with information about where one of the Disappeared, Columba McV(...)

Kieran Megraw (left) and Seán Megraw carry the coffin of their brother Brendan at his funeral in Belfast yesterday. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

At yesterday’s funeral Mass for “Disappeared” man Brendan Megraw, his brother Kieran told of the family’s sense of joy and relief when the cortege br(...)

 Kieran Megraw (L) carries the remains of his brother Brendan  in Belfast today. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The funeral of Brendan Megraw, one of the Disappeared, was held today in west Belfast.A large crowd gathered today at St Oliver Plunkett Church in Len(...)

 A photograph of Maria Lynskey who is the  niece of Joe Lynskey, one of  the IRA’s “Disappeared” victims. A search for his remains has started in Co Meath.  Photograph: Kevin Cooper Photoline/PA Wire.

Preliminary investigations to find another of the ‘Disappeared’, Joe Lynskey, have started in Co Meath now that the remains of Brendan Megraw have be(...)

Brendan Megraw’s siblings Kieran (left) and Sean Megraw with sister Deirdre Carnegie on the bog in Oristown, Co Meath where their brother’s remains  was recovered. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The remains recovered from Oristown bog near Kells in Co Meath early last month were this evening confirmed as those of IRA victim Brendan Megraw, one(...)

A body which may  be that of Brendan Megraw is removed at Oristown bog, near Kells, Co Meath, today. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire 0:35

Human remains which may be those of Brendan Megraw, who went missing in April 1978, have been recovered from a bog in Co Meath. Remains were removed f(...)

A piece on Brendan Megraw in the book The Disappeared Of Northern Ireland’s Troubles which collates the personal stories of 14 of the families affected. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire 0:35

Human remains believed to be those of Brendan Megraw, who was `disappeared’ by the IRA in 1978, were recovered at a Co Meath bog today.His family has (...)

Forensic archaeologists examine five acres of a bog in Oristown Co Meath, as a fresh search for the body of Brendan Megraw, who was murdered and secretly buried by the IRA, commences. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Oristown bog probably hasn’t changed much since Brendan Megraw Disappeared in April 1978. The pinkisk-purple heather is still bringing colour to the r(...)