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#The Disappeared

# the-disappeared - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Opinion: Sinn Féin continues its Stand By Your Man policy... but will it sour public opinion?
# Mairia Cahill
# Mairia Cahill

Opinion: Sinn Féin continues its Stand By Your Man policy... but will it sour public opinion?

Nov 5th 2014, 6:20 PM 92 Views 205 Comments

Sinn Féin prides itself on its militaristic discipline in staying on-message – but that Stepford uniformity could eventually turn voters against it.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

The Troubles and the Disappeared: 'Another chapter closed in the tragic saga'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

The Troubles and the Disappeared: 'Another chapter closed in the tragic saga'

Nov 4th 2014, 10:45 AM 17,721 Views 95 Comments

Brendan Megraw was found this week. But where are the rest of the Disappeared?

# the-disappeared - Monday 3 November, 2014

The Disappeared: Body found in Meath bog confirmed as that of Brendan Megraw
# Dna Tests
# Dna Tests

The Disappeared: Body found in Meath bog confirmed as that of Brendan Megraw

Nov 3rd 2014, 10:50 PM 28,674 Views 236 Comments

DNA tests have positively confirmed the IRA victim’s identity.

# the-disappeared - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Family of Brendan Megraw "grateful" to person who passed on information about his remains
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Family of Brendan Megraw "grateful" to person who passed on information about his remains

Oct 1st 2014, 10:15 PM 29,126 Views 148 Comments

Megraw was kidnapped and killed by the IRA in 1978.

# the-disappeared - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Search for Disappeared Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog today
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Search for Disappeared Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog today

Aug 27th 2014, 7:20 AM 5,865 Views 19 Comments

This will be the fourth search for his remains.

# the-disappeared - Friday 22 August, 2014

Search for Disappeared newlywed Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Search for Disappeared newlywed Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:30 PM 29,592 Views 22 Comments

The 23-year-old was abducted from his Belfast home in April 1978.

# the-disappeared - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

56-year-old man arrested over Jean McConville case
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

56-year-old man arrested over Jean McConville case

May 7th 2014, 10:39 AM 16,849 Views 4 Comments

The arrest comes in the wake of Gerry Adams’ arrest and questioning by the PSNI last week.

# the-disappeared - Saturday 3 May, 2014

'Extremely angry' Mary Lou McDonald has not spoken with Gerry Adams since his arrest
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'Extremely angry' Mary Lou McDonald has not spoken with Gerry Adams since his arrest

May 3rd 2014, 1:42 PM 44,073 Views 321 Comments

The Dublin TD says she will not be taking over as interim leader.

Gerry Adams spends third night in police custody
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Gerry Adams spends third night in police custody

May 3rd 2014, 7:16 AM 11,803 Views 110 Comments

The Sinn Féin president can be questioned by police until Sunday at 8pm.

# the-disappeared - Friday 2 May, 2014

The PSNI have been granted an extra 48 hours to question Gerry Adams
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

The PSNI have been granted an extra 48 hours to question Gerry Adams

May 2nd 2014, 11:04 PM 47,186 Views 343 Comments

Adams has reportedly been arrested under the Terrorism Act 2000, which allows police to question suspects for up to seven days without charge provided a judge agrees.

# the-disappeared - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Mary Lou: Gerry Adams is not a suspect and his arrest is politically motivated
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Mary Lou: Gerry Adams is not a suspect and his arrest is politically motivated

May 1st 2014, 11:14 PM 39,144 Views 305 Comments

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach said that political parties in the south had nothing to do with Adams’ arrest.

# the-disappeared - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Another man arrested over abduction and murder of Jean McConville
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Another man arrested over abduction and murder of Jean McConville

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:48 AM 6,355 Views 0 Comments

Ivor Bell, 77, has already appeared in court on charges related to the crime which occurred more than 40 years ago.

# the-disappeared - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Adams: Legacy issues best dealt with through "truth recovery process"
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Adams: Legacy issues best dealt with through "truth recovery process"

Mar 22nd 2014, 1:40 PM 6,094 Views 0 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader has been reacting to this morning’s court appearance in relation to the murder of Jean McConville in 1972.

# the-disappeared - Friday 29 November, 2013

PSNI appeal for man who phoned Jean McConville's family in the 90s to come forward
# Murder
# Murder

PSNI appeal for man who phoned Jean McConville's family in the 90s to come forward

Nov 29th 2013, 6:44 PM 10,836 Views 123 Comments

In 1972, the man was believed to be 16-years-old, from west Belfast and may have moved to England after this period.

# the-disappeared - Sunday 24 November, 2013

More pressure for Adams as documentary puts issue of IRA membership back in spotlight
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

More pressure for Adams as documentary puts issue of IRA membership back in spotlight

Nov 24th 2013, 7:30 AM 16,135 Views 237 Comments

Former IRA members say he was a key figure in the organisation. The Sinn Féin President has consistently denied such claims.

# the-disappeared - Monday 11 November, 2013

Tánaiste: 'There are people who know where those bodies were buried'
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Tánaiste: 'There are people who know where those bodies were buried'

Nov 11th 2013, 4:03 PM 7,709 Views 100 Comments

Asked about Gerry Adams’ political future today, Eamon Gilmore said that the priority now has to be to get the bodies never recovered back to their loved ones.

# the-disappeared - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Adams: I have never shirked my responsibility on issue of 'The Disappeared'
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Adams: I have never shirked my responsibility on issue of 'The Disappeared'

Nov 10th 2013, 2:04 PM 11,199 Views 138 Comments

Adams pointed out that nine bodies have been recovered and the sites of four of the six remaining bodies have been identified as a result of work that he was involved in.

"I find the approach of Gerry Adams difficult to accept" - Alan Shatter
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

"I find the approach of Gerry Adams difficult to accept" - Alan Shatter

Nov 10th 2013, 12:49 PM 13,019 Views 230 Comments

The Justice Minister stopped short of saying that he does not believe the Sinn Féin leader, but Pearse Doherty denied that Adams is a “liability”.

# the-disappeared - Saturday 9 November, 2013

"If it was any other country, it would be investigated like a war crime," - Jean McConville's daughter
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

"If it was any other country, it would be investigated like a war crime," - Jean McConville's daughter

Nov 9th 2013, 2:05 PM 14,994 Views 144 Comments

The daughter of the mother-of-ten says that the claims that Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams ordered the murder must be investigated.

# the-disappeared - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Doherty has "no reason to disbelieve" Adams when he says he wasn't in the IRA
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Doherty has "no reason to disbelieve" Adams when he says he wasn't in the IRA

Nov 7th 2013, 6:15 AM 8,292 Views 180 Comments

Pearse Doherty was speaking about the claims made about Gerry Adams in a TV programme broadcast last Monday.

# the-disappeared - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

WATCH: Fianna Fáil says timing of Sinn Féin's Anglo Tapes is 'curious to say the least'
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

WATCH: Fianna Fáil says timing of Sinn Féin's Anglo Tapes is 'curious to say the least'

Nov 6th 2013, 5:36 PM 13,009 Views 175 Comments

Finance spokesperson Michael McGrath said the Sinn Féin’s claim that it has new recordings from Anglo Irish Bank is an attempt to distract from Monday’s TV programme about The Disappeared.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Adams calls for information in response to documentary on 'The Disappeared'
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Adams calls for information in response to documentary on 'The Disappeared'

Nov 5th 2013, 6:35 PM 15,784 Views 242 Comments

The leaders of the three main political parties all joined in a request for information to be brought forward by anyone involved.

# the-disappeared - Monday 4 November, 2013

Families of 'The Disappeared' tell their stories as Adams repeats McConville denial
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Families of 'The Disappeared' tell their stories as Adams repeats McConville denial

Nov 4th 2013, 11:11 PM 17,109 Views 145 Comments

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams is likely to face more questions about his alleged membership of the IRA in the wake of a programme broadcast on RTÉ and the BBC tonight.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Jean McConville family launch civil action against PSNI & MoD
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Jean McConville family launch civil action against PSNI & MoD

Aug 27th 2013, 2:16 PM 4,817 Views 30 Comments

The mother of ten was abducted, tortured and killed by the IRA in 1972. Her body was found in Louth ten years ago today.

# the-disappeared - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Could British war diaries help solve the Jean McConville murder?
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Could British war diaries help solve the Jean McConville murder?

Jul 14th 2013, 3:17 PM 7,580 Views 52 Comments

The diaries are under embargo until 2059.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Gerry Adams: I played no part in the abduction and killing of Jean McConville
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Gerry Adams: I played no part in the abduction and killing of Jean McConville

Jul 9th 2013, 5:45 PM 9,762 Views 147 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has reiterated his denial in the face of questions in the Dáil today.

# the-disappeared - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Boston College tapes: transcripts of Dolours Price interview to be handed to PSNI
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Boston College tapes: transcripts of Dolours Price interview to be handed to PSNI

Jul 7th 2013, 6:03 PM 12,915 Views 57 Comments

PSNI detectives investigating the kidnapping and murder of mother-of-ten Jean McConville in 1972 have fought for the tapes for a number of years.

# the-disappeared - Friday 21 June, 2013

Actors appeal for location of 7 missing bodies killed during The Troubles
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Actors appeal for location of 7 missing bodies killed during The Troubles

Jun 21st 2013, 12:10 PM 7,838 Views 41 Comments

Of the 17 people acknowledged as ‘disappeared’ since 1972, the remains of 10 have been located and returned to their families.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Search for teenage IRA victim resumes at Co Monaghan bog
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

Search for teenage IRA victim resumes at Co Monaghan bog

Sep 18th 2012, 9:44 AM 5,527 Views 22 Comments

Columba McVeigh, from Donaghmore in Co Tyrone, is believed to have been shot dead by the Provisional IRA in 1975.

# the-disappeared - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Boston College IRA interviews must be given to PSNI by next month
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

Boston College IRA interviews must be given to PSNI by next month

Jul 8th 2012, 10:48 AM 5,083 Views 58 Comments

A court in Boston has ruled that transcripts of an interview with a convicted IRA bomber must be handed over to the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

# the-disappeared - Friday 17 February, 2012

Victims' remains group not on brink of closure - Oireachtas committee
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

Victims' remains group not on brink of closure - Oireachtas committee

Feb 17th 2012, 4:21 PM 2,060 Views 0 Comments

Current indications are that the commission working to locate bodies of the Disappeared will continue its investigations.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Changes to missing person laws recommended
# Missing Persons
# Missing Persons

Changes to missing person laws recommended

Dec 20th 2011, 10:45 AM 1,189 Views 0 Comments

The Law Reform Commission has suggested a number of measures aimed at helping the families of people who go missing in Ireland.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Grave being excavated in search for 'Disappeared' teen
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Grave being excavated in search for 'Disappeared' teen

Jun 28th 2011, 6:07 PM 787 Views 0 Comments

Investigators working on theory that remains of IRA victim were secreted in plot.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

Remains confirmed to be those of Disappeared man
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Remains confirmed to be those of Disappeared man

Dec 14th 2010, 7:56 PM 387 Views 0 Comments

DNA tests have shown that remains found on an Antrim beach last month are those of Peter Wilson, who went missing 37 years ago.

# the-disappeared - Saturday 4 December, 2010

Funeral for 'Disappeared' man Gerry Evans
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Funeral for 'Disappeared' man Gerry Evans

Dec 4th 2010, 11:59 AM 266 Views 0 Comments

Evans was 24 when he went missing while hitchhiking in Co Monaghan 31 years ago.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

'Disappeared' search uncovers human remains in Antrim
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

'Disappeared' search uncovers human remains in Antrim

Nov 2nd 2010, 4:03 PM 252 Views 0 Comments

Police searching for the remains of Peter Wilson, who died in 1973, discover human remains.

# the-disappeared - Tuesday 26 October, 2010

Search for body of Disappeared man underway in Antrim
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Search for body of Disappeared man underway in Antrim

Oct 26th 2010, 4:41 PM 167 Views 0 Comments

Investigators begin to search a beach near Larne for the remains of Peter Wilson, 21, one of the Disappeared.

# the-disappeared - Friday 15 October, 2010

Body discovered during Louth search for 'Disappeared' man
# Breaking
# Breaking

Body discovered during Louth search for 'Disappeared' man

Oct 15th 2010, 2:41 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

Remains found after sixteen-month-long search for missing man Gerard Evans.

# the-disappeared - Saturday 18 September, 2010

Funeral of Charlie Armstrong to take place today
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Funeral of Charlie Armstrong to take place today

Sep 18th 2010, 10:07 AM 443 Views 0 Comments

# the-disappeared - Friday 30 July, 2010

Adams denies IRA involved in death of 'disappeared' man
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Adams denies IRA involved in death of 'disappeared' man

Jul 30th 2010, 6:43 PM 166 Views 0 Comments

Search continues for missing victims continues as remains discovered yesterday are examined.