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(...)

The actor Liam NeesoN: Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish Hollywood star Liam Neeson said today the families of the so-called Disappeared were living in a cruel and inhumane limbo. In an appeal for info(...)

The site at Bragan Bog in Co Monaghan was searched last April and again in the Autumn. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The search for one of the IRA’s so-called disappeared victims has resumed in a vast bog near the border. Columba McVeigh was 17 when (...)