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# columba mcveigh

Last 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.
This year
Ministers visit Co Monaghan bog where search for remains of Columba McVeigh continues
Columba McVeigh was just 19 when he was murdered and secretly buried by the IRA in 1975.
Search of Co Monaghan bog for remains of Columba McVeigh has resumed
The current search began in October but was suspended in November due to ‘dangerous’ ground conditions.
Last year
Search of bog for 1975 IRA victim Columba McVeigh is paused for winter
Columba McVeigh is one of the “Disappeared” victims of the Troubles whose bodies have still to be found.
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.
All time
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: Search teams 'convinced' remains of Columba McVeigh are in Monaghan bog
A fifth search for the Tyrone teenager killed in 1975 begins today.
'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.
'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.
Family of murdered teenager in emotional appeal for information
IRA murder victim Columba McVeigh was abducted 40 years ago.
'We just want to bury him with Mum and Dad'
A Bishop has called for information on Columba McVeigh at a mass in Monaghan.
Search for teenage IRA victim resumes at Co Monaghan bog
Columba McVeigh, from Donaghmore in Co Tyrone, is believed to have been shot dead by the Provisional IRA in 1975.
Exhumed body isn't that of teenage IRA victim
The family of Columba McVeigh, who disappeared in October 1975, had hoped remains found in a Monaghan graveyard were his.
Grave being excavated in search for 'Disappeared' teen
Investigators working on theory that remains of IRA victim were secreted in plot.