Seamus Ruddy

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 A photograph of Maria Lynskey who is the  niece of Joe Lynskey, one of  the IRA’s “Disappeared” victims. A search for his remains has started in Co Meath.  Photograph: Kevin Cooper Photoline/PA Wire.

Preliminary investigations to find another of the ‘Disappeared’, Joe Lynskey, have started in Co Meath now that the remains of Brendan Megraw have be(...)

Brendan Megraw’s siblings Kieran (left) and Sean Megraw with sister Deirdre Carnegie on the bog in Oristown, Co Meath where their brother’s remains  was recovered. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The remains recovered from Oristown bog near Kells in Co Meath early last month were this evening confirmed as those of IRA victim Brendan Megraw, one(...)

Archie McConville releases seven doves representing each of the seven Disappeared.

Members of the McConville family and other victims of the Troubles gathered for a ceremony in Belfast yesterday to mark what would have been the 80th (...)

Homing pigeons are released into the sky at the launch of Ireland’s inaugural Missing Persons Day in Farmleigh House. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The first Wednesday in every December is to be designated Missing Persons Day, Minister for Justice Alan Shatter announced yesterday. The Minister app(...)

Searching for Columba McVeigh: the excavation site at Bragan Bog, Co  Monaghan, where he is believed to have been buried. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There are seven Disappeared people whose bodies remain missing, according to the North-South Independent Commission for the Location of Victims’ Remai(...)

A previous search for the body of Columba McVeigh at Bragan bog in Co Monaghan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Time marches on but there are still people alive who must have knowledge about the seven disappeared whose bodies remain missing, says Geoff Knupfer, (...)

The site at Bragan Bog in Co Monaghan was searched last April and again in the Autumn. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The search for one of the IRA’s so-called disappeared victims has resumed in a vast bog near the border. Columba McVeigh was 17 when (...)

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