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# Baby John

This year
Kerry Babies: How DNA tests and computer mapping led to two arrests in a decades-old murder case
The case of Baby John has gone unsolved since 1984.
Man arrested in relation to 1984 Kerry Babies case released without charge
A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Two people held on suspicion of murder over 1984 Kerry Babies case
The major development in the investigation was announced last night.
A man in his 60s and a woman in her 50s were arrested yesterday.
It's related to the discovery of the body of a male infant known as Baby John in 1984.
In 2018, a formal apology was offered to Joanne Hayes who had wrongly been accused of being the mother of the murdered baby.
'The Kerry Babies case was a clash of traditional and new modern Ireland'
After 34 years, gardaí have apologised to Joanne Hayes over the Kerry Babies case
All time
Exhumation of Baby John could give gardaí final piece of the DNA puzzle to solve 1984 mystery
A DNA sample from Baby John will be cross referenced with 2018 samples from the community.
Kerry Babies: Gardaí exhume remains of baby boy as part of investigation into his death in 1984
The remains of Baby John were discovered on a beach in Cahersiveen in 1984.
DNA samples taken in Kerry Babies investigation
Baby John was found dead on a Kerry beach over 33 years ago.
'People forgot this baby was stabbed': Why did it take so long to test Baby John's DNA?
Gardaí have said they are determined to find out what happened to the baby boy.
There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga
But one is all we’re likely to get.
After 34 years, gardaí have apologised to Joanne Hayes over the Kerry Babies case
Gardáí have appealed to anyone who lived in the area in early 1984 to come forward with any information.
Kerry Babies: An unsolved murder 34 years after Ireland put 'womanhood on trial'
As we wait on a significant announcement from gardaí, we look back at the Kerry Babies case which rocked the country to its core – and became, perhaps, a catalyst for change.
Gardaí have obtained a DNA profile of 'Baby John' - one of the Kerry Babies
The case led to a murder trial and a tribunal.