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Northern Secretary Karen Bradley. Photograph: Epa/Andy Rain

If a real effort isn’t made to deal with the legacy of the Troubles then inevitably the grief and grievance of victims and survivors will continue int(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Frank Murray was an exceptional public servant.  Photograph: Getty

Frank Murray, one of the commissioners who worked to establish the burial of the Disappeared, was an exceptional public servant, the Taoiseach has sai(...)

 Joe Lynskey, a former monk, who went missing from west Belfast in August 1972 and was executed and secretly buried by the IRA. Photograph: Wave Trauma Centre/PA Wire

The Catholic primate Archbishop Eamon Martin has urged anyone holding “secrets” about where the bodies of the remaining four members of the “Disappea(...)

 Eugene Reavey at  the graves of his murdered brothers graves in south Armagh.  Photograph: Justin Kernoghan/Photopress

When Sarah Reavey was in her first year at Our Lady’s Grammar School in Newry, Co Down, in 1999, her English teacher asked her class to write a poem. (...)

Four searches, the most recent in September 2013, have been carried out in Bragan Bog, Co Monaghan, since 1999, but Columba McVeigh’s remains have yet to be found.

The family of a teenager kidnapped and killed by the IRA has made a fresh appeal for information, on the eve of the 40th anniversary of his disappeara(...)

Four searches, the most recent in September 2013, have been carried out in Bragan Bog, Co Monaghan, since 1999, but Columba McVeigh’s remains have yet to be found.

A Catholic bishop is on Wednesday night appealing “in the name of humanity” to anyone with information about where one of the Disappeared, Columba McV(...)

The last letter written by Columba McVeigh before his disappearance in 1975.

A search for the body of Columba McVeigh, who was abducted, murdered and secretly buried by the IRA in November 1975, has been called off for the sixt(...)

Joe Lynskey: one of the first of the Disappeared to have been abducted  and murdered by the IRA and then secretly buried. Photograph: PA

Joe Lynskey will be among the members of the Disappeared who will be remembered at a special ceremony in Co Meath tomorrow led by the Catholic Bishop (...)