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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# unidentified

This year
# Hot air
Still unknown if unidentified objects flying over US were spying, White House says
Beijing and Washington have traded accusations over using high-tech balloons to spy on each other.
China has accused the United States of flying balloons over its territory
The White House knocked back the allegation
Officials believe the events are unprecedented in peacetime
# Justin Trudeau
US warplane shoots down unknown object flying over Canada
The North American Aerospace Defence Command said it had detected an object flying at high altitude over Canada.
All time
# unidentified
Gardaí renew appeal for help to identify four bodies found on the west coast
The discoveries were made in Clare and Sligo and cover a period of time from 2009 to 2018.
# California
Zodiac Killer message decoded after more than 50 years
The message was sent in November 1969 to the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper.
# Tuskar Rock
Retired garda searches for family of unidentified victim in 1968 Wexford plane crash
There were 33 male passengers whose bodies were never recovered and Gerry Kealy is working through the families to rule them out.
# identity
Why can't the remains of 5 unidentified men buried in Ireland be exhumed for DNA testing?
There have been renewed calls for a centralised database and repository as currently the State does not know how many unidentified remains there are.
# missing persons day
Forensic scientists revisiting 20 cases of unidentified remains with new DNA testing
The new testing process has allowed scientists to retest samples from as far back as the late 90s.
Police in contact with gardaí over unidentified man found in river
The PSNI recovered the body of a man from the water at Shaw’s Bridge, Belfast last Friday.
# unidentified
Gardaí still don't know the identity of the man whose body was found on a Bray beach
The man’s body was found on 27 March, but remains unidentified.
# nameless
The mystery behind the unidentified remains in Ireland's morgues
Some of the remains found in Ireland may never be identified and families of the missing say something needs to be done.
# identity
Photograph of unidentified girl found outside GPO to be released
The teenager was found in a ‘distressed state’ in Dublin’s city centre in October.
# unidentified
Edinburgh police in Irish appeal after Claddagh ring found on murder victim’s body
One month after the remains were discovered, the victim still hasn’t been identified.
# stowaway
UK police unable to identify man who fell from sky
Police believe the man was a stowaway attempting to enter England by hiding in the undercarriage of a passenger plane – and fell to his death as the aircraft descended.
# Missing
'The Forgotten Dead': Calls for database for unidentified remains
Families who lost their relations at sea would like the database to be created to aid in the search for missing people.
# Leak
20 people brought to hospital after leak of unidentified gas
The incident occurred at the Dublin City Council’s material recovery unit off Ballymount Lane this morning.
# Investigation
Man who was found unconscious outside Dublin hotel dies
The man passed away on Christmas Eve, eight days after he was found unconscious outside a city centre hotel.
# Controversy
Unnamed player fails Rugby World Cup drugs test
The IRB has confirmed that the unnamed individual played for one of the sides that failed to make it past the group stages of the tournament.