Joe Lynskey was a former Cistercian monk from the Beechmount area of west Belfast. Photograph: WAVE Trauma Centre/PA Wire

A search for a former monk abducted and killed by the IRA more than 40 years ago has ended without success. Specialists from the Independent Commiss(...)

The remains of Frank Murray are carried from the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Foxrock, after his funeral Mass. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

In a career spanning six decades public servant Frank Murray worked for seven taoisigh and three presidents of Ireland, his funeral Mass was told on F(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Frank Murray was an exceptional public servant.  Photograph: Getty

Frank Murray, one of the commissioners who worked to establish the burial of the Disappeared, was an exceptional public servant, the Taoiseach has sai(...)

Seamus Ruddy: abducted from Paris and murdered by the INLA in 1985

The remains of one of the “Disappeared”, Seamus Ruddy, whose body was located in France a month ago, are being brought home on Tuesday for burial in N(...)

A search operation in recent days in a forest in France for the body of Seamus Ruddy, one of Northern Ireland’s Disappeared. Photograph: Independent Commission for the Location of Victims’ Remains/PA Wire

The remains located near Rouen in France on Saturday have been formally confirmed as those of Séamus Ruddy, one of the Disappeared who was murdered in(...)

Séamus Ruddy’s sisters:  (left to right) Molly Carr, Patsy McAteer and Anne Morgan. Photograph: PA

The sister of Séamus Ruddy has spoken of her concern for the remaining three families of the Disappeared after remains, believed be those of the forme(...)

A search operation continues in a forest in northern France this week for the body of Seamus Ruddy, one of Northern Ireland’s Disappeared. Photograph: ICLVR/PA Wire

The sister of a Northern Ireland teacher murdered and secretly buried during the Troubles has travelled to the French forest where a search for his r(...)

British army captain Robert Nairac: One of the Disappeared, his body was never recovered.

The forensic scientist charged with finding the bodies of the Disappeared has provided documentary evidence rejecting claims that murdered British ar(...)

Séamus Ruddy (33), a former member of  the Irish Republican Socialist Party, was  killed in a dispute  understood to have been related to INLA arms smuggling.

A new search for a Newry teacher who was murdered more than 30 years by the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) is beginning today in France. Séam(...)

 Joe Lynskey, a former monk, who went missing from west Belfast in August 1972 and was executed and secretly buried by the IRA. Photograph: Wave Trauma Centre/PA Wire

The Catholic primate Archbishop Eamon Martin has urged anyone holding “secrets” about where the bodies of the remaining four members of the “Disappea(...)

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