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# remains - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

'A dreadful crime': Justice Minister makes appeal for information about body parts found in Dublin

Gardaí have asked anyone concerned for a loved one they haven’t heard from in recent days to contact them.

# remains - Saturday 2 March, 2019

'The Crusader' was never intended to be a mummy ... and he may not even have been a crusader

As the church tour guide explains, not much is known about the life of the figure known as ‘The Crusader’.

# remains - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Gardaí investigating after human remains found by fishing vessel off Irish coast

The discovery was made 180 nautical miles from Castletownbere, Co Cork.

# remains - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Remains of French nine-year-old who disappeared at wedding in August found

Maelys de Araujo vanished at a wedding in the French Alps last August.

# remains - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Report sets out five options of what could happen at Tuam

The report said it would be particularly difficult to identify “commingled remains” and the remains of children under two.

# remains - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Remains found on west coast beach confirmed as those of woman buried at sea

The remains were discovered by two walkers on a beach in north Clare in late September.

# remains - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Human remains uncovered by Gardaí in Dundalk are 'historical'

The remains are not connected to any ongoing investigation.

# remains - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'Skeletal remains' found at house in Dundalk confirmed as human

The remains were discovered by construction workers just prior to 5pm this afternoon.

# remains - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later

Remains of 40% of the people who died in the attacks have yet to be identified.

# remains - Friday 7 July, 2017

The 'mixing of remains' will make it very difficult to identify babies at Tuam site

“There are currently no known comparative sites, nationally or internationally,” said the Department of Children in a statement.

# remains - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'Something urgent has to be done with the Tuam site - it can't just be left as it is'

Decisions are to be made over what is to happen with the exhumation of remains from the Tuam site, those affected say.

# remains - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Remains found in France confirmed to be Seamus Ruddy

The Newry-born teacher was abducted from Paris in 1985.

# remains - Friday 10 March, 2017

Med schools 'conscious of distress' experienced by families of infants whose remains were sent to universities

Some 474 unclaimed infant remains were transferred from mother and baby homes to universities from 1940 to 1965.

# remains - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Catherine Corless says more human remains are likely to be buried under Tuam playground

Galway County Council has said no remains were found when the housing estate and playground were being built.

# remains - Friday 3 March, 2017

Tuam babies: Next steps in finding the truth behind their deaths

A significant amount of human remains were found in sewage chambers at a site first located by researcher Catherine Corless.

# remains - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Man finds decomposed remains while walking on beach in Galway

The remains are believed to be female.

# remains - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Gardaí say it's possible baby girl found in Bray was stillborn

Gardaí are appealing for the baby’s mum to get in touch as she will need medical attention.

# remains - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Father makes emotional appeal to find son's killer: 'Why did they do that to Mark? He was harmless'

The remains of Mark Burke were found at Thornton’s Recycling facility in July 2014.

# remains - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

The man whose dismembered body was dumped in the Grand Canal has been named

Gardaí made the announcement this evening.

# remains - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

6,000-year-old human remains found in Kerry

It is thought that these could be some of the earliest settlers in the south west.

# remains - Monday 22 June, 2015

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland

The first of the funerals will take place tomorrow.

# remains - Monday 4 May, 2015

Dozens of motorbikes escort remains of Aidan Lynam home to Dublin

The father of three was killed in a crash yesterday.

# remains - Friday 17 April, 2015

Alexander Pacteau, 21, charged with the murder of Karen Buckley

The 21-year-old made no plea when he appeared before Glasgow Sheriff Court.

# remains - Monday 8 September, 2014

Another new species of dinosaur has been discovered

This time in Tanzania.

# remains - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Multiple human remains found outside Trinity College

The remains were found during Luas works in mid-July.

# remains - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Relatives of China quake victims will receive $3,200 compensation

The government is distributing food and water which is given to old people and children first.

# remains - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Australian and Dutch police scrap MH17 site visit over security worries

Police officers from the two countries were due to recover victims’ remains from the site but heavy shelling has been reported in the village next to the crash site.

# remains - Friday 25 July, 2014

Dutch government sending military police to protect MH17 crash site

Dutch and Australian investigators were at the site today.

# remains - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

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# remains - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Investigations into identity of Kilakee remains continue

The skeletal remains were found in woodlands in the Dublin mountains on Friday night.

# remains - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Human remains found in Dublin Mountains

Gardaí are investigating after a walker found skeletal remains on a mountain in Rathfarnham last night.

# remains - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Skeletal remains found in Limerick nature reserve

Gardaí say initial indications are that foul play is not suspected but that they are reviewing all missing person files for the area.

# remains - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Seventy years on Japan looks for WWII remains

The remains of some 1.13 million Japanese soldiers still lie in a vast area somewhere between Russia and remote southern Pacific islands.

# remains - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Remains of missing man Harry Warwick identified

The 78-year-old had been missing since December 2012.

# remains - Friday 25 January, 2013

Post-mortem due on body found in Co Wicklow woodlands

The body of a fully-clothed male was found shortly before 11am; a full post-mortem is due later this evening.

# remains - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Cannibalism mystery after Russian fishermen found in wilderness

Two fishermen were rescued after being lost for three months – but there are fears they may have eaten one of their companions to stay alive.

# remains - Monday 12 November, 2012

Shatter: review into unidentified human remains in coroners' offices underway

The Justice Minister says that remains found at sea are particularly difficult to identify using DNA testing.

# remains - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Remains identified as missing vet Catherine Gowing

North Wales Police confirmed that the remains found in a shallow pool on Wednesday have been identified as missing 37-year-old Catherine Gowing from Offaly.

# remains - Thursday 1 November, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

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# remains - Monday 17 September, 2012

Arlene Arkinson search moves to flat in Castlederg

Arkinson was 15 when she went missing and is believed to have been murdered. Police say they have received new information on the case.

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