Robert Nairac

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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(...)

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(...)

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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