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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Remains

This year
# Remains
Trinity College set to return 13 skulls taken from Inishbofin over 100 years ago
Trinity Provost Dr Linda Doyle said she was “sorry for the upset that was caused by our retaining of these remains”.
# greyhound racing ireland
Dogs found dumped in Kildare bog likely suffered 'traumatic injuries'
Tests and post mortems have thrown renewed spotlight on the greyhound racing industry.
Last year
# Excavation
Recruitment launched for Director who will oversee excavation of Tuam mother and baby home site
The recovery of remains at the site is expected to begin early next year.
All time
# Housing estate
'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.
# crypt raid
'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’.
# Castletownbere
Gardaí investigating after human remains found by fishing vessel off Irish coast
The discovery was made 180 nautical miles from Castletownbere, Co Cork.
# Maelys de Araujo
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.
# Mass Grave
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.
# Clare
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.
# Co Louth
Human remains uncovered by Gardaí in Dundalk are 'historical'
The remains are not connected to any ongoing investigation.
# Louth
'Skeletal remains' found at house in Dundalk confirmed as human
The remains were discovered by construction workers just prior to 5pm this afternoon.
# New York
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.
# mother and baby home
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.
# catherine corless
'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.
# The Disappeared
Remains found in France confirmed to be Seamus Ruddy
The Newry-born teacher was abducted from Paris in 1985.
# anatomy
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.
# mother and baby home
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.
# Investigation
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.
# Kilcolgan
Man finds decomposed remains while walking on beach in Galway
The remains are believed to be female.
# Wicklow
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.
# Investigation
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.
# Leixlip
The man whose dismembered body was dumped in the Grand Canal has been named
Gardaí made the announcement this evening.
# neolithic
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.
The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland
The first of the funerals will take place tomorrow.
# Down syndrome
Dozens of motorbikes escort remains of Aidan Lynam home to Dublin
The father of three was killed in a crash yesterday.
# private hearing
Alexander Pacteau, 21, charged with the murder of Karen Buckley
The 21-year-old made no plea when he appeared before Glasgow Sheriff Court.
# plant-eating dino
Another new species of dinosaur has been discovered
This time in Tanzania.
# Archaeology
Multiple human remains found outside Trinity College
The remains were found during Luas works in mid-July.
# China Quake
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.
# Ukraine
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.
# Ukraine
Dutch government sending military police to protect MH17 crash site
Dutch and Australian investigators were at the site today.
# Gardaí
Investigations into identity of Kilakee remains continue
The skeletal remains were found in woodlands in the Dublin mountains on Friday night.
# Remains
Human remains found in Dublin Mountains
Gardaí are investigating after a walker found skeletal remains on a mountain in Rathfarnham last night.
# Investigation
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.
# Japan
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.
# Death
Remains of missing man Harry Warwick identified
The 78-year-old had been missing since December 2012.
# Remains
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.
# Russia
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
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.