Brendan Megraw

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Disappeared victim Columba McVeigh  from Tyrone, who was abducted by the IRA in  1975

A fresh search for the remains of IRA victim Columba McVeigh is to begin on Monday on a section of Co Monaghan bogland. McVeigh, from Donaghmore, Co(...)

The absence of information on Capt Robert Nairac’s fate is thought to have been a consequence of his being a British officer and of his rumoured links to several “atrocities”. File photograph: PA

The organisation charged with finding the remains of those who “disappeared” during the Troubles has said securing crucial information is their “great(...)

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(...)

Ciaran Megraw, Deirdre Carnegie and  Sean Megraw outside   the Coroner’s Court in Dublin where inquest into the death of their brother Brendan Megraw was heard. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Brendan Megraw, one of the IRA disappeared, died of a gunshot wound to the head fired at close range, an inquest into his death has heard. He was ab(...)

Four searches, the most recent in September 2013, have been carried out in Bragan Bog, Co Monaghan, since 1999, but Columba McVeigh’s remains have yet to be found.

The family of a teenager kidnapped and killed by the IRA has made a fresh appeal for information, on the eve of the 40th anniversary of his disappeara(...)

The site of a dig in Coghalstown, Co Meath where the remains of Seamus Wright and Kevin McKee were recovered from a shallow grave. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two bodies recovered from a site in Co Meath last month were those of two of the Disappeared, Seamus Wright and Kevin McKee, the Independent Commissio(...)

Four searches, the most recent in September 2013, have been carried out in Bragan Bog, Co Monaghan, since 1999, but Columba McVeigh’s remains have yet to be found.

A Catholic bishop is on Wednesday night appealing “in the name of humanity” to anyone with information about where one of the Disappeared, Columba McV(...)

A search is underway in Co Meath  for  former Cistercian monk Joe Lynskey,   one of the so-called Disappeared Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Preliminary work in the search for the remains of Joe Lynskey, one of the so-called Disappeared, took place today on a 15 acres site at Coghalstown, C(...)

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(...)

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