Geoff Knupfer

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Rosalie Flanagan in 2007. She is a former permanent secretary to the North’s Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Rosalie Flanagan, a former senior Northern Ireland civil servant, has been appointed to the commission charged with finding the bodies of the Disappea(...)

Michael McConville, Jean McConville’s son, at the Wave Trauma Centre in Omagh, Co Tyrone, releasing five doves to mark the International Day of the Disappeared. Photograph: Kevin Cooper/PA Wire

The actor James Nesbitt has called on anyone with information about the North’s “Disappeared” to give it up “in the name of humanity”. Mr Nesbitt sai(...)

File image of a dig being carried out at the Bragan bog in Co Monaghan for the remains of Columba McVeigh. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The brother of one of the last people killed and secretly buried by republicans to remain missing has made a plea for information to find him. Oliver(...)

File image of a dig being carried out at the Bragan bog in Co Monaghan for the remains of Columba McVeigh. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland has made a fresh appeal for information to find three men killed and secretly buried by the IRA. Archbisho(...)

A dig being carried out previously on Bragan Bog in Co Monaghan for the remains of Columba McVeigh. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The search for the remains of one of the “Disappeared”, Columba McVeigh, has ended unsuccessfully in Co Monaghan, amid fears that his body may have b(...)

 Grenadier Guards Captain Robert Nairac talking to children in the Ardoyne area of Belfast in 1977.  Photograph: PA Wire

There is no indication a wooded area in Co Louth was used as a burial site for British army captain Robert Nairac or anyone else, the organisation res(...)

Grenadier Guards Captain Robert Nairac. Photograph: PA Wire

The commission responsible for locating the “disappeared” of the Troubles is to investigate a claim that the remains of British army captain Robert Na(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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