Gardaí excavating a site in Co Monaghan as part of the search for the body of Columba McVeigh. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It is just an entry in a diary, a memory written 40 years ago by a young woman who had left her brother to a bus stop, shortly after she had brought h(...)

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.

The family of a teenager kidnapped and killed by the IRA has made a fresh appeal for information, on the eve of the 40th anniversary of his disappeara(...)

Louth TD Ged Nash: attended exhibition. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ten-year-old Alessandra Fleming, over from Perth in Australia, was walking around the exhibition room in Belfast City Hall listening to her mother Chr(...)

The last letter written by Columba McVeigh before his disappearance in 1975.

A search for the body of Columba McVeigh, who was abducted, murdered and secretly buried by the IRA in November 1975, has been called off for the sixt(...)