Seamus Wright

28 results

Forensic archaeologists examine five acres of a bog in Oristown Co Meath, as a fresh search for the body of Brendan Megraw, who was murdered and secretly buried by the IRA, commences. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Oristown bog probably hasn’t changed much since Brendan Megraw Disappeared in April 1978. The pinkisk-purple heather is still bringing colour to the r(...)

A piece on Brendan Megraw in  the  book The Disappeared Of Northern Ireland’s Troubles which collates the personal stories of 14 of the families affected. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

Fresh searches for one of the IRA’s so-called Disappeared victims are to start in Co Meath within days.Specialist forensic investigators are preparin(...)

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 (...)

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(...)

Wilkinstown: Phil McKee at the site in Co Meath where her brother Kevin is believed to be buried. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

‘As far as I know, Kevin was held at a house in Monaghan for three days, and the people that held him got so fond of him they didn’t want him shot,” s(...)

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 (...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3