Barry Cummins

Barry Cummins

Hidden bodies and unsolved murders

Hidden bodies and unsolved murders

For decades, RTÉ journalist and author Barry Cummins has closely followed some of the most high-profile missing cases in Ireland. With more than 60,000 copies sold, this fully revised edition of Missing: The Unsolved Cases of Ireland’s Vanished Women and Children is a comprehensive and shocking account of 30 years of investigations into the unsolved cases of those who have been abducted, murdered or simply vanished in Ireland. In this exclusive extract from the book, Cummins looks at the unsolved cases of the murders of Patricia Doherty and Marie Kilmartin.

Murder in a lonely place

Murder in a lonely place

This country has a sad history of men killing women and hiding their bodies. Yet the tragic death of Jastine Valdez has still shocked Ireland to its core

The life and death of Robert Nairac

The life and death of Robert Nairac

40 years ago undercover British soldier Robert Nairac was killed by the IRA - those who buried his body have so far refused to say where it is

Ganging up on the Kinahans

Ganging up on the Kinahans

Good intelligence and lucky breaks are what’s turning the tide against the crime cartel

Special report: The rise and rise of a real-life Mr Big

Special report: The rise and rise of a real-life Mr Big

How Christy Kinahan became the leader of a €1 billion crime empire

Philip Cairns suspect Eamonn Cooke hid in plain sight for 30 years

Philip Cairns suspect Eamonn Cooke hid in plain sight for 30 years

Gardai hopeful new witnesses may now come forward to help solve the 30-year mystery

Barry Cummins: How to crack the cartel challenge

Barry Cummins: How to crack the cartel challenge

Sending ateam to the Costa del Sol, rehiring retired officers and putting the army on the streets could swing the balance of power away from the gangs

Julia Holmes: a life of crime: The outrageous conwoman with a honeyed tongue

Julia Holmes: a life of crime: The outrageous conwoman with a honeyed tongue

A con artist, a bigamist, a fantasist, a sweet talking criminal who left a trail of destruction

Barry Cummins: Shadow of the gunmen looms large over Dublin

Barry Cummins: Shadow of the gunmen looms large over Dublin

The repercussions of the gangland murders will be felt for a long time to come

Barry Cummins: Murder of a different magnitude

Barry Cummins: Murder of a different magnitude

The hit on David Byrne was a big departure from gangland convention

Why has the Wee County borne witness to so much violence?

Why has the Wee County borne witness to so much violence?

The fact that Garda Tony Golden was murdered in Co Louth has shaken the local force to its core once again

Legacy of lost lives and lonely Graves

Legacy of lost lives and lonely Graves

Was a serial killer abducting and murdering women throughout Ireland during the 1990s? Or, even more chillingly, were the multiple disappearances the work of numerous psychopaths operating independently of each other?

The curious, crooked life of Julia Holmes

The curious, crooked life of Julia Holmes

In a life less ordinary, Julia Holmes defrauded people in the US, Ireland and Australia, spent time in jail on both sides of the Atlantic, was a bigamist, a successful social climber, and ultimately an enigma whose unexplained death now falls to a co

Profile: Driving force

Profile: Driving force

Factfile Age: 53 Appearance: sharp and determined, usually uniform-clad Newsworthiness: appo...

Profile: Nóirín O’Sullivan

Profile: Nóirín O’Sullivan

Keeping the peace (published: November 30 2014)