Joe Lynskey

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Jean McConville, Ivor Bell and Gerry Adams. Irish Times photomontage

During the eight-day trial of Ivor Bell for his alleged involvement in the murder of Jean McConville, five of her 10 children sat listening intently i(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

In a film shown in Belfast on Wednesday, Dolours Price said she regarded the killings of the Disappeared as a war crime.  File photograph: Pacemaker

A new film screened in Belfast for the first time on Wednesday night provides a chilling account of how one of the Disappeared Jean McConville was abd(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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