Brendan Megraw

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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(...)

Louth TD Ged Nash: attended exhibition. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ten-year-old Alessandra Fleming, over from Perth in Australia, was walking around the exhibition room in Belfast City Hall listening to her mother Chr(...)

Kieran Megraw, brother of Brendan Megraw  from West Belfast, has made a fresh appeal for the whereabouts of his brother’s body. He vanished in April 1978 and is thought to have been secretly buried at a spot near Kells, Co Meath. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The brother of a man kidnapped and killed by the IRA 35 years ago has made a fresh appeal for information about the location of his body.Newlywed Bren(...)

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, (...)

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 (...)

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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