Deirdre Jacob’s parents, Bernadette and Michael, at home in Newbridge in 1999. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A man who served a lengthy prison sentence for a violent crime against a woman is the chief suspect for the murder of Deirdre Jacob. The Co Kildare w(...)

Dr Dermot Ryan, clinical psychologist. Born: August 3rd, 1968, Died: May 9th, 2017 A consummate scholar and accomplished jazz drummer, clinical psych(...)

It is exactly 20 years on Tuesday since Fiona Pender disappeared.

Fiona Pender would have turned 45 this year. The Co Offaly woman vanished in 1996, a time when Mary Robinson was president, divorce had just been intr(...)

Annie McCarrick: American student was last seen in Johnnie Fox’s pub in Glencullen, Co Wicklow, on March 26th, 1993.

The mother of missing American woman Annie McCarrick has said she has given up hope ever seeing her daughter again, but that her “greatest wish” was (...)

American student Annie McCarrick disappeared in 1993.

A claim that a member of the Provisional IRA may have killed American student Annie McCarrick, who disappeared in 1993, has been made in a new book.Re(...)

Fiona Pender was seven months pregnant when she went missing from her home in Tullamore, Co Offaly in 1996.

Gardaí are to begin digging at a new site in the midlands for the remains of Offaly woman Fiona Pender, who has been missing, presumed murdered, since(...)

Homing pigeons are released into the sky at the launch of Ireland’s inaugural Missing Persons Day in Farmleigh House. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The first Wednesday in every December is to be designated Missing Persons Day, Minister for Justice Alan Shatter announced yesterday. The Minister app(...)

A new picture of Elaine O’Hara released by gardai this evening

Gardaí renewed their appeal this evening for anyone who met, spoke to or engaged with Elaine O’Hara between August 22nd and August 24th 2012 or who(...)

Gardaí in a wooded area of Killakee Mountain, Rathfarnham, Co Dublin, where skeletal remains were found by a walker. Photograph: Alan Betson

Gardaí have contacted the families of a small number of women who have gone missing in the past two to three years to inform them that the skeletal re(...)