Maria Lynskey

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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(...)

Maria Lynskey, who’s uncle Joe Lynskey disappeared in 1972. Mr Lynskey, a former Cistercian monk from Beechmount, Belfast, was one of 17 people abducted, killed and clandestinely dumped or buried by republicans. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

The niece of a former monk executed and secretly buried by the IRA has said she is convinced someone still has information that could help find his bo(...)