Archbishop Eamon Martin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Catholic Primate Archbishop Eamon Martin has appealed for a anyone with information about the so-called Disappeared in Northern Ireland to provide it (...)

The search for Columba McVeigh at Bragan bog near Emyvale, Co Monaghan, last year. Photograph: Alan Lewis/Photopress

The search for the remains of Disappeared victim Columba McVeigh resumes on Tuesday in Co Monaghan. The Disappeared is a group of 16 victims who were(...)

File photograph of British army intelligence officer Robert Nairac

Captain Robert Nairac was not involved in the Dublin-Monaghan bombings or other incidents of loyalist collusion during the Troubles, a senior figure i(...)

A shrine in the corner of part of the site of the former mother-and-baby home where the remains of an unknown number of infants were found buried, in Tuam. Photograph: Reuters

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone has established an expert group to determine whether there should be a full excavation of the burial site at t(...)

The search operation in a forest in France for the body of Séamus Ruddy. Photograph:Commissioner for Recovery of Victims Remains/PA

A team searching for the body of Newry teacher Séamus Ruddy – one of the Disappeared – have found human remains in a forest in northern France. Inve(...)

Burial of the dead with appropriate ceremony has been a core component of civilised behaviour for thousands of years. That is why the abduction, murde(...)

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(...)

The Northern Assembly has endorsed an Ulster Unionist Party motion supporting the families of the Disappeared and noting “with extreme concern” allegations that Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams was involved in the murder of Jean McConville.

The Northern Assembly has endorsed an Ulster Unionist Party motion supporting the families of the Disappeared and noting “with extreme concern” allega(...)

Gerry Adams: “I worked very closely with the commission and will continue to work with it”

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and the IRA were sharply criticised following Monday night’s RTÉ documentary on the Disappeared.Fianna Fáil foreign affai(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams: denies he was a senior IRA figure at the time of the murder of Jean McConville in 1972 and that he ordered her disappearance. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams is again the subject of claims he was involved in the killing and secret burial of Jean McConville in 1972.However, th(...)

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