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#The Disappeared

# the-disappeared - Friday 6 December, 2019

Tributes paid to 'quiet but powerful' widow of one of Northern Ireland's Disappeared

Kathleen Armstrong died earlier today aged 90.

# the-disappeared - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Son of Jean McConville calls for public inquiry after being 'let down' by state

Michael McConville said that social workers told him that he and his siblings had been ‘abandoned’.

# the-disappeared - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Brother of one of the last missing Disappeared pleads for information to find him

The IRA is deemed responsible for most of the 16 murders and secret burials while the INLA was behind one of the disappearances.

# the-disappeared - Monday 23 September, 2019

The Disappeared: Search team questions if Columba McVeigh's body was moved

The ICLVR says it has “no reason to believe” it was deliberately misled about the location of the body.

# the-disappeared - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

The Disappeared: Lead investigator says no evidence of human burial at Louth site, after ex-soldier's claims

An archaeologist has examined the site at Ravensdale in the wake of the claims, which were made public last week.

# the-disappeared - Friday 9 August, 2019

Louth forest to be examined in search for British Army captain Robert Nairac after cadaver dog probe

The site will now be examined to see if a full search will take place.

# the-disappeared - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

The Disappeared: Anonymous donor offers $60,000 for information on locations of last three victims

The three men are among 16 people killed by Republicans between 1972 and 1985.

# the-disappeared - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Family of Jean McConville 'upset and disgusted' at TV series of mother's murder

“They will have someone pretending to be the mother we loved. I just can’t bear the thought of it.”

# the-disappeared - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Ivor Bell deemed 'unfit' to stand trial in relation to Jean McConville disappearance

Jean McConville was killed by a single gunshot wound to the back of the head in December 1972.

# the-disappeared - Monday 17 September, 2018

The Disappeared: Search teams 'convinced' remains of Columba McVeigh are in Monaghan bog

A fifth search for the Tyrone teenager killed in 1975 begins today.

# the-disappeared - Friday 20 April, 2018

The Disappeared: Latest search for remains of former monk Joe Lynskey ends without success

Joe’s niece Maria said all they wanted was the last of the missing Disappeared victim’s remains to be returned to their families.

# the-disappeared - Monday 12 March, 2018

The Disappeared: New search for remains of former monk to begin in Co Meath

Investigators are to begin clearing a small area of land in Oristown.

# the-disappeared - Friday 29 December, 2017

'As long as there is work to do we'll continue it': The lead detective searching for the remains of The Disappeared

Geoff Knupfer has a unique role. He can’t make arrests, but concentrates solely on finding bodies.

# the-disappeared - Thursday 23 November, 2017

'The Disappeared' detective hopeful of new search for Columba McVeigh next year Exclusive

Columba McVeigh was 17 when he was kidnapped and killed in November 1975.

# the-disappeared - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'And then there was nothing' - funeral takes place of Disappeared INLA victim Seamus Ruddy

Seamus Ruddy was murdered and his body buried in a forest near Paris 32 years ago.

# the-disappeared - Saturday 13 May, 2017

40 years on - the body of undercover British Army captain Robert Nairac has yet to be found

Rumours that his body was disposed of in a meat processing plant are untrue, according to those searching for him.

# the-disappeared - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Remains found in France confirmed to be Seamus Ruddy

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

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'Our family cannot and will not rest': Brother of murdered teenager in fresh appeal

Oliver McVeigh has called on those with information to heed Gerry Adams’ recent appeal.

# the-disappeared - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Human remains found in French search for Disappeared Seamus Ruddy

ICLVR crews have been searching the area since earlier this week.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

The Disappeared: Search to take place in France for man murdered by the INLA

The search for the remains of Seamus Ruddy will take place in a forest outside Rouen, northern France.

# the-disappeared - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Ivor Bell will go on trial over alleged involvement in Jean McConville kidnap and murder

The 79-year-old is also charged with being a member of the IRA.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Murdered by the IRA, the body of this British Army Captain has been missing for 40 years

Nairac was believed to have been undercover as an IRA member when he was killed.

# the-disappeared - Friday 30 October, 2015

Family of murdered teenager in emotional appeal for information

IRA murder victim Columba McVeigh was abducted 40 years ago.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

No charges for Gerry Adams as McConville family vows not to give up fight for justice

The PPS says that there is insufficient evidence to warrant a prosecution.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

"No grave to tend, no place to grieve": The four remaining 'Disappeared'

The funeral of Seamus Wright heard today in Belfast that he was a “deeply committed” family man.

# the-disappeared - Monday 14 September, 2015

After "43 years of pain" IRA victim Kevin McKee is laid to rest

Kevin McKee was 17 when he disappeared in October 1972.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Karen Buckley’s killer, the garda shooting of a republican and Isis wanting to blow up Newgrange.

The Disappeared: Remains found in Meath bog are those of Seamus Wright and Kevin McKee

The two men were abducted and killed by the IRA in 1972.

# the-disappeared - Saturday 27 June, 2015

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the weekend! Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

# the-disappeared - Friday 26 June, 2015

Families of suspected bodies in Meath hope for "an end to the torment"

It’s “more likely than not” that the bodies are of Seamus Wright and Kevin McKee. Joe Lynskey is also believed to be buried nearby.

# the-disappeared - Thursday 25 June, 2015

"More than one body" found in Co Meath search for ‘Disappeared’ Joe Lynskey

A forensic archaeologist made the discovery today.

# the-disappeared - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Team to start digging for remains of 'Disappeared' Joe Lynskey

Joe Lynskey went missing in 1972.

# the-disappeared - Monday 2 March, 2015

"Surely after 30 years, if we can forgive the deed, the remains could be given back to us"

The families of the remaining “disappeared” are asking for the remains to be returned.

# the-disappeared - Thursday 22 January, 2015

'We just want to bury him with Mum and Dad'

A Bishop has called for information on Columba McVeigh at a mass in Monaghan.

# the-disappeared - Monday 22 December, 2014

Two men arrested over Jean McConville abduction and murder are let go

Eleven people have been arrested in the investigation.

# the-disappeared - Monday 1 December, 2014

Specialist dog searches for unmarked grave of Joe Lynskey

“We have to remember that it took four searches over nearly 15 years before we found Brendan Megraw. We are just at the beginning of the process for Joe Lynskey.”

# the-disappeared - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Republican Bobby Storey questioned over Jean McConville murder

The 58-year-old — chairman of Belfast Sinn Féin — has been released this evening.

# the-disappeared - Friday 14 November, 2014

'Brendan is finally getting the dignity of a funeral'

Brendan Megraw is being laid to rest in Belfast today.

# the-disappeared - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Families of remaining Disappeared told: We want to end your torment

Search for Joe Lynskey, who disappeared forty years ago, may happen next.

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