Vanessa Nee

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A solider takes a moment to remember Private Caomhán Seoighe time before the unveiling of a memorial in his memory today on Inis Oírr on Friday. Pte Seoighe was kidnapped in 1981 in the Lebanon aged 20. His remains were never recovered. Photograph: Cormac Coyne.

Thousands of kilometres from where he disappeared, a lone Aran island soldier has been remembered on home sands of Inis Oírr with a monument dedicated(...)

Vanessa Nee, sister of the late Pte Hugh Doherty who was killed with Pte Caomhán Seoighe in Lebanon in 1981. Neither body has ever been found. Photograph: Declan Doherty.

A memorial to an Aran Islands soldier whose body was never found after he was killed in south Lebanon will be unveiled by Minister for Defence Simo(...)

Vanessa Nee: sister of the late Pte Hugh Doherty who was killed in Lebanon in 1981. Photograph: Declan Doherty

Vanessa Nee was just two years old when her brother Private Hugh Doherty was shot and killed in Lebanon in 1981. “I just grew up with a dead br(...)