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# The Disappeared

This month
November 2023
'Bitterly disappointing': Latest search for Columba McVeigh has ended
Columba McVeigh’s remains have yet to be found since he was last seen in November 1975.
Last year
Families of Disappeared brave rain for walk in memory of loved ones
Relatives gathered together under umbrellas to say prayers, led by priest Father Joe Gormley.
Sixth search of a Co Monaghan site for the remains of one of the ‘Disappeared’ begins
Since 1999, there have been five searches of Bragan Bog for Columba McVeigh’s body.
Fresh appeal for information on 45th anniversary of British army captain's disappearance
Robert Nairac was abducted in south Armagh on 14 May 1977.
Seamus Maguire, missing since the 1970s, becomes first new Disappeared case in 10 years
The Independent Commission for the Location of Victims’ Remains made the announcement today.
All time
Tributes paid to 'quiet but powerful' widow of one of Northern Ireland's Disappeared
Kathleen Armstrong died earlier today aged 90.
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’.
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: 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: 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.
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: 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.
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.”
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: 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: 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: New search for remains of former monk to begin in Co Meath
Investigators are to begin clearing a small area of land in Oristown.
'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' detective hopeful of new search for Columba McVeigh next year
Columba McVeigh was 17 when he was kidnapped and killed in November 1975.
'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.
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.
Remains found in France confirmed to be Seamus Ruddy
The Newry-born teacher was abducted from Paris in 1985.
'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.
Human remains found in French search for Disappeared Seamus Ruddy
ICLVR crews have been searching the area since earlier this week.
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.
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.
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.
Family of murdered teenager in emotional appeal for information
IRA murder victim Columba McVeigh was abducted 40 years ago.
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.
"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.
After "43 years of pain" IRA victim Kevin McKee is laid to rest
Kevin McKee was 17 when he disappeared in October 1972.
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.
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.
"More than one body" found in Co Meath search for ‘Disappeared’ Joe Lynskey
A forensic archaeologist made the discovery today.
Team to start digging for remains of 'Disappeared' Joe Lynskey
Joe Lynskey went missing in 1972.
"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.
'We just want to bury him with Mum and Dad'
A Bishop has called for information on Columba McVeigh at a mass in Monaghan.