Robert Nairac

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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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Jean McConville (left), with three of her children shortly before she disappeared in 1972

The first contact between the families of “the Disappeared” – civilians murdered by the IRA during the Troubles and whose bodies secretly buried – and(...)

 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(...)

The Miami Showband, killed in 1975. From left: Stephen Travers, Tony Geraghty, Ray Millar, Brian McCoy, Fran O’Toole, Des Lee

The new documentary ReMastered: The Miami Showband Massacre has been tagged on Netflix under two uneasy, seemingly unrelated categories. The first is(...)

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