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 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 (...)

The brother of  newly-wed murdered Brendan Megraw, so called ’Disappeared’, has expressed hope of finally finding his body ahead of fresh searches commencing in remote bogland in the Irish Republic today.  File Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

The brother of a newly-wed murdered and secretly buried by the IRA has expressed hope of finally finding his body ahead of fresh searches commencing i(...)

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.

Fresh searches for one of the IRA’s so-called Disappeared victims are to start in Co Meath within days.Specialist forensic investigators are preparin(...)

The Taoiseach has challenged Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams over the IRA abduction, murder and secret burial of widowed mother-of-ten Jean McConville.

The Taoiseach has challenged Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams over the IRA abduction, murder and secret burial of widowed mother-of-ten Jean McConvill(...)

Kieran Megraw, brother of Brendan Megraw  from West Belfast, has made a fresh appeal for the whereabouts of his brother’s body. He vanished in April 1978 and is thought to have been secretly buried at a spot near Kells, Co Meath. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The brother of a man kidnapped and killed by the IRA 35 years ago has made a fresh appeal for information about the location of his body.Newlywed Bren(...)

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(...)

Bishop of Meath  Dr Michael Smith leads a prayer ceremony organised by the organised by the WAVE Trauma Centre for family, relatives and friends of the Disappeared, at a bog in Oristown, Co Meath where it is thought some bodies of the IRA’s victims are buried. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times Dara Mac Donaill  Dara MacDonaill

A Catholic bishop has launched a fresh appeal to help find the bodies of seven people abducted and murdered by the IRA.As more than 100 people gathere(...)