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#Mystery

# mystery - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal
# The Man With The Lizard Tattoo
# The Man With The Lizard Tattoo

Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal

Oct 4th 2015, 9:00 PM 12,039 Views 16 Comments

Sebastiano Magnanini stole a 260-year-old painting from a church in Venice. 22 years later, he was found tied to a shopping trolley in a canal in London.

# mystery - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

The internet thinks that this could be a merman being carried out of a lake
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

The internet thinks that this could be a merman being carried out of a lake

Sep 30th 2015, 11:00 AM 32,489 Views 42 Comments

Is it, really?

# mystery - Saturday 26 September, 2015

The mystery of 43 trainee teachers who disappeared without trace
# Mexico
# Mexico

The mystery of 43 trainee teachers who disappeared without trace

Sep 26th 2015, 7:45 AM 16,676 Views 12 Comments

It is exactly one year since the men went missing.

# mystery - Sunday 20 September, 2015

The incredible saga of a successful family man who hid his murderous past for 50 years
# Stranger Than Fiction
# Stranger Than Fiction

The incredible saga of a successful family man who hid his murderous past for 50 years

Sep 20th 2015, 8:45 AM 40,184 Views 22 Comments

Shirley Campbell threw a woman off a roof in 1958. Edward Davis lived a long, free life.

# mystery - Monday 14 September, 2015

Why was Joan Burton in people's back gardens at the weekend?
# Mystery
# Mystery

Why was Joan Burton in people's back gardens at the weekend?

Sep 14th 2015, 4:03 PM 15,587 Views 52 Comments

A spot of gardening, perhaps?

# mystery - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Identical twin admits to rapes his brother was imprisoned for
# France
# France

Identical twin admits to rapes his brother was imprisoned for

Sep 8th 2015, 6:15 AM 34,069 Views 26 Comments

Yoan Gomis confessed to his crimes after his twin brother Elvin had been wrongly imprisoned for ten months.

# mystery - Thursday 6 August, 2015

'I don't believe this latest information about the plane, they have been lying to us'
# MH370
# MH370

'I don't believe this latest information about the plane, they have been lying to us'

Aug 6th 2015, 11:00 PM 26,941 Views 27 Comments

Relatives have been waiting over a year for news.

# mystery - Sunday 2 August, 2015

The mystery of 'Mayerling: 126-year-old letters penned by crown prince's mistress emerge
# Great Love Affair
# Great Love Affair

The mystery of 'Mayerling: 126-year-old letters penned by crown prince's mistress emerge

Aug 2nd 2015, 8:45 AM 29,236 Views 2 Comments

The suicide notes were discovered in a bank vault, giving more insight into history’s greatest love affair.

# mystery - Friday 31 July, 2015

Washed up wing debris confirmed as Boeing 777, the same plane as missing MH370
# Indian Ocean
# Indian Ocean

Washed up wing debris confirmed as Boeing 777, the same plane as missing MH370

Jul 31st 2015, 3:25 PM 28,086 Views 46 Comments

It’s looking more and more like the debris is from the doomed airliner.

# mystery - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Why is this Fine Gael TD NOT running for re-election?
# He's Out
# He's Out

Why is this Fine Gael TD NOT running for re-election?

Jun 17th 2015, 3:25 PM 24,247 Views 41 Comments

Peter Fitzpatrick has told party members in Louth he will not be seeking their nomination.

# mystery - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Footage discovered of Amelia Earhart just before she disappeared
# Mystery
# Mystery

Footage discovered of Amelia Earhart just before she disappeared

Jun 9th 2015, 3:30 PM 16,160 Views 7 Comments

The tape sat on a shelf for more than 50 years and was only recently found.

# mystery - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

A photographer captured a newlyweds' embrace and now the photo has taken over the internet
# Mystery
From The Daily Edge
# Mystery

A photographer captured a newlyweds' embrace and now the photo has taken over the internet

Jun 3rd 2015, 2:32 PM 9,175 Views 2 Comments

The search is on to find the mysterious couple.

# mystery - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The Steve Finnan mystery appears to have been solved
# Closure
From The42
# Closure

The Steve Finnan mystery appears to have been solved

May 21st 2015, 2:42 PM 17,141 Views 9 Comments

The former full-back is the only member of the 2005 Liverpool squad who won’t be turning up for an upcoming event.

# mystery - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Coast Guard unsure if Carlingford Lough distress call was a hoax
# Mystery
# Mystery

Coast Guard unsure if Carlingford Lough distress call was a hoax

May 5th 2015, 8:06 PM 14,345 Views 8 Comments

It usually gets three or four hoax calls a year.

# mystery - Monday 30 March, 2015

Gardaí trying to solve the mystery of Galway busker 'Dave'
# Crimecall
# Crimecall

Gardaí trying to solve the mystery of Galway busker 'Dave'

Mar 30th 2015, 6:15 AM 40,884 Views 7 Comments

They also want to find out what happened with a post office raid.

# mystery - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Remember those 250 dead frogs in Kildare? They were probably murdered
# Mystery
# Mystery

Remember those 250 dead frogs in Kildare? They were probably murdered

Mar 29th 2015, 9:30 PM 47,632 Views 74 Comments

It was thought at first that pollution or disease could be to blame but experts now believe a predator was responsible.

# mystery - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

No obvious reasons why plane crashed into the Alps
# Flight 4U9525
# Flight 4U9525

No obvious reasons why plane crashed into the Alps

Mar 25th 2015, 6:00 AM 14,595 Views 36 Comments

French air traffic controllers, not the two pilots, issued a ‘mayday’ signal after the plane disappeared from their radar.

# mystery - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Search for AirAsia crash victims is called off
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Search for AirAsia crash victims is called off

Mar 18th 2015, 7:20 AM 15,061 Views 2 Comments

106 have been found so far.

# mystery - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Ship with 49 crew disappears in South Atlantic ... and no-one knows what happened
# Mystery
# Mystery

Ship with 49 crew disappears in South Atlantic ... and no-one knows what happened

Mar 8th 2015, 1:14 PM 43,109 Views 33 Comments

The ship was equipped with a system that automatically emits a ‘mayday’ call when under water – but no such signal was sent.

# mystery - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Mummified bodies found on Mexico's highest peak
# Pico De Orizaba
# Pico De Orizaba

Mummified bodies found on Mexico's highest peak

Mar 7th 2015, 12:56 PM 20,863 Views 13 Comments

The discovery could put an end to the mystery of climbers who vanished after an avalanche in 1959.

# mystery - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Detectives hunting the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart have travelled to a remote Pacific island
# The Aviator
# The Aviator

Detectives hunting the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart have travelled to a remote Pacific island

Jan 25th 2015, 2:47 PM 33,520 Views 16 Comments

Earhart disappeared in 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the world.

# mystery - Friday 23 January, 2015

Which politician made €2,000 worth of calls to Kenya from Leinster House?
# Mystery
# Mystery

Which politician made €2,000 worth of calls to Kenya from Leinster House?

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:26 PM 38,726 Views 106 Comments

The identity of the TD or Senator cannot be revealed unless they come forward.

# mystery - Monday 22 December, 2014

Independent review into 1981 deaths of two Irish soldiers in Lebanon
# Mystery
# Mystery

Independent review into 1981 deaths of two Irish soldiers in Lebanon

Dec 22nd 2014, 12:31 PM 6,563 Views 3 Comments

Private Hugh Doherty and Private Kevin Joyce were both killed in Lebanon in 1981. Joyce’s body was never recovered.

# mystery - Monday 17 November, 2014

Can you help? This man's body was found at the base of the Cliffs of Moher in 2010
# Mystery
# Mystery

Can you help? This man's body was found at the base of the Cliffs of Moher in 2010

Nov 17th 2014, 6:31 AM 28,608 Views 7 Comments

The man’s DNA and other information has been sent to police forces around the world. So far, no-one’s come forward to identify him.

# mystery - Monday 3 November, 2014

What are these mystery signs in Dublin city centre all about, then?
# Scarlet For Ya
From The Daily Edge
# Scarlet For Ya

What are these mystery signs in Dublin city centre all about, then?

Nov 3rd 2014, 9:11 AM 5,622 Views 3 Comments

‘You Look Lovely’. Aw, thanks hun.

# mystery - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Missing Mexican students not found in mass grave
# Mystery
# Mystery

Missing Mexican students not found in mass grave

Oct 15th 2014, 7:35 AM 6,744 Views 3 Comments

The mystery over the fate of the 43 students has deepened.

# mystery - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Baby bear found dead in Central Park, nobody knows where it came from
# Mystery
From The Daily Edge
# Mystery

Baby bear found dead in Central Park, nobody knows where it came from

Oct 7th 2014, 10:03 AM 17,392 Views 22 Comments

The three-foot-long cub’s body had signs of trauma.

# mystery - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Community rallies to save 'our Sean' from unmarked burial in England
# Medway Mystery
# Medway Mystery

Community rallies to save 'our Sean' from unmarked burial in England

Sep 11th 2014, 8:00 PM 22,913 Views 27 Comments

Locals in Glinsk are hoping that a Sean Parker, who died in England, grew up in their town, so he can be repatriated.

# mystery - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Munster memorial 'Jock's Block' outside Limerick pub painted blue by mystery man
# Knock Your Block Off
# Knock Your Block Off

Munster memorial 'Jock's Block' outside Limerick pub painted blue by mystery man

Jul 23rd 2014, 2:46 PM 25,387 Views 16 Comments

The memorial is for the late Jock Hunter who was ‘A Proud Munster Man’.

# mystery - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Lidl "at a loss" to explain 'fruit whispering' signs, as more appear
# Mystery
From The Daily Edge
# Mystery

Lidl "at a loss" to explain 'fruit whispering' signs, as more appear

Jun 25th 2014, 10:42 AM 18,307 Views 10 Comments

This sh*t is bananas.

# mystery - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Have scientists discovered a recorded sound of MH370 crashing into the Indian Ocean?
# Long Shot
# Long Shot

Have scientists discovered a recorded sound of MH370 crashing into the Indian Ocean?

Jun 4th 2014, 4:30 PM 26,656 Views 28 Comments

Australian researchers say it’s unlikely, but they’re investigating it.

# mystery - Monday 2 June, 2014

Police want to know why three shots were fired into an empty car last night
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police want to know why three shots were fired into an empty car last night

Jun 2nd 2014, 11:06 AM 10,691 Views 15 Comments

The incident happened in the Lacken Walk area of Newtownabbey, north of Belfast, last night.

# mystery - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

The family of a previously unidentified injured Irishman in Bali have been contacted
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

The family of a previously unidentified injured Irishman in Bali have been contacted

May 27th 2014, 12:10 PM 35,799 Views 28 Comments

A Facebook campaign was launched to identify the man.

# mystery - Monday 5 May, 2014

How modern DNA could solve a 90-year-old missing person case
# Where Is Marvin Clark
# Where Is Marvin Clark

How modern DNA could solve a 90-year-old missing person case

May 5th 2014, 10:30 AM 18,206 Views 9 Comments

Marvin Clark disappeared in 1926, but investigators may be about to crack the mystery.

# mystery - Friday 18 April, 2014

Sub searching for missing Malaysia plane reaches 'record depths'
# Mystery
# Mystery

Sub searching for missing Malaysia plane reaches 'record depths'

Apr 18th 2014, 11:56 AM 14,070 Views 19 Comments

It’s on its fifth seabed mission, and reached a record depth of 4,695 metres.

# mystery - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Why didn’t passengers on missing flight MH370 use their mobile phones?
# Mystery
# Mystery

Why didn’t passengers on missing flight MH370 use their mobile phones?

Mar 19th 2014, 10:50 PM 102,117 Views 105 Comments

In the age of smartphones and social media, one question about the disappearance of the plane has repeatedly been asked: why no contact from passengers?

# mystery - Monday 17 March, 2014

Cockpit crew investigated in hunt for missing Malaysian plane
# Mystery
# Mystery

Cockpit crew investigated in hunt for missing Malaysian plane

Mar 17th 2014, 11:11 AM 27,353 Views 25 Comments

Officials confirmed today that the last words spoken from the cockpit came after a signalling system was manually disabled.

# mystery - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Can you help work out the name of this mysterious Irish town?
# Hidden History
From The Daily Edge
# Hidden History

Can you help work out the name of this mysterious Irish town?

Mar 13th 2014, 8:06 AM 3,427 Views 9 Comments

A Redditor needs your help in the hunt for his Irish heritage.

# mystery - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Malaysia under fire over 'chaotic' search for missing jet
# Mystery
# Mystery

Malaysia under fire over 'chaotic' search for missing jet

Mar 12th 2014, 9:20 PM 15,447 Views 22 Comments

Malaysia’s Transport Minister said that the country will “never give up hope”.