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Investigation into IRA murder of Tom Oliver uncovers new DNA evidence
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Investigation into IRA murder of Tom Oliver uncovers new DNA evidence

Updated Jul 19th 2021, 2:40 PM 33,108 Views 30 Comments

The farmer was shot dead in July 1991.

Dog poo DNA testing to be launched in Leitrim to find owners who don't clean up
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Dog poo DNA testing to be launched in Leitrim to find owners who don't clean up

Apr 26th 2021, 3:48 PM 32,600 Views 57 Comments

Dog owners will be asked to cooperate in allowing a sample of saliva to be taken from their dog.

DNA will determine garda investigation in case of missing bones found in Cork
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DNA will determine garda investigation in case of missing bones found in Cork

Jan 11th 2021, 5:37 PM 23,907 Views 0 Comments

Families of missing people have been informed of the find.

'I go through pain every day': Family of Willie Maughan determined to get justice
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'I go through pain every day': Family of Willie Maughan determined to get justice

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:20 AM 21,431 Views 2 Comments

Maughan and his girlfriend Ana Varslavane disappeared five years ago.

Garda probe into missing DNA samples finds 489 outstanding cases
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Garda probe into missing DNA samples finds 489 outstanding cases

Nov 25th 2020, 8:26 PM 25,935 Views 9 Comments

Drew Harris said there is a “small risk” that some of these individuals have engaged in other crimes.

Selling Our Genes: Government inaction allowing private sector to take control of our DNA
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Selling Our Genes: Government inaction allowing private sector to take control of our DNA

Oct 4th 2020, 1:00 AM 47,183 Views 33 Comments

Hospitals and universities across Ireland are collaborating with Genuity Science due to, experts say, lack of a public project or strategy.

Selling Our Genes: UCD agreement with for-profit DNA collection company 'restrictive'
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Selling Our Genes: UCD agreement with for-profit DNA collection company 'restrictive'

Oct 4th 2020, 12:59 AM 652 Views 0 Comments

Expert familiar with such agreements cited issues with data access, exclusivity and intellectual property.

Selling Our Genes: Government needs to keep ‘our national identity’ in public ownership
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Selling Our Genes: Government needs to keep ‘our national identity’ in public ownership

Oct 4th 2020, 12:58 AM 640 Views 0 Comments

Ireland still has a chance to take control of genomics research – if it follows this advice.

The number of profiles on Ireland's DNA database doubled in 2019
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The number of profiles on Ireland's DNA database doubled in 2019

Sep 10th 2020, 12:05 PM 10,858 Views 21 Comments

The database is regarded as one of the State’s most important tools for fighting crime.

Geraghty: Meath have 'lost a bit' of their footballing identity
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Geraghty: Meath have 'lost a bit' of their footballing identity

Feb 26th 2020, 2:29 PM 7,511 Views 2 Comments

The Meath legend has been impressed with Galway’s switch to attacking football.

Northern Ireland police breached man's human rights by keeping his DNA
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Northern Ireland police breached man's human rights by keeping his DNA

Feb 13th 2020, 11:59 AM 11,547 Views 4 Comments

The case could have implications for the DNA databse in the Republic of Ireland.

Blood found on carpet in home of couple accused of female genital mutilation of daughter, court hears
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Blood found on carpet in home of couple accused of female genital mutilation of daughter, court hears

Nov 21st 2019, 12:40 PM 15,134 Views 0 Comments

A DNA expert told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court the blood matched that of the injured girl.

It should be possible to collect Tuam survivor DNA samples before legislation, report says
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It should be possible to collect Tuam survivor DNA samples before legislation, report says

Sep 11th 2019, 1:53 PM 5,998 Views 4 Comments

Dr Geoffrey Shannon’s Report on the Collection of Tuam Survivors’ DNA has been published today.

Retired garda searches for family of unidentified victim in 1968 Wexford plane crash
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Retired garda searches for family of unidentified victim in 1968 Wexford plane crash

Jan 6th 2019, 7:05 AM 55,313 Views 21 Comments

There were 33 male passengers whose bodies were never recovered and Gerry Kealy is working through the families to rule them out.

Why can't the remains of 5 unidentified men buried in Ireland be exhumed for DNA testing?
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Why can't the remains of 5 unidentified men buried in Ireland be exhumed for DNA testing?

Dec 30th 2018, 8:00 AM 23,439 Views 8 Comments

There have been renewed calls for a centralised database and repository as currently the State does not know how many unidentified remains there are.

Ireland's DNA database to be shared with other European countries to help fight cross-border crime
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Ireland's DNA database to be shared with other European countries to help fight cross-border crime

Dec 3rd 2018, 10:06 AM 10,871 Views 28 Comments

Ireland’s DNA database holds 16,361 DNA profiles of suspected offenders and convicted offenders.

Adrienne Corless: 'It looks like the consultation facilitators dug deep to find resistance to full excavation'
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Adrienne Corless: 'It looks like the consultation facilitators dug deep to find resistance to full excavation'

Jul 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,736 Views 34 Comments

There was only ever one thing to do: excavate the site and DNA test the remains without delay, writes Adrienne Corless.

Man accused of murdering Gareth Hutch had earplugs seized for DNA evidence, court hears
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Man accused of murdering Gareth Hutch had earplugs seized for DNA evidence, court hears

Jul 5th 2018, 3:26 PM 9,666 Views 0 Comments

Gareth Hutch was shot dead in Dublin on the morning of 24 May 2016.

Experts say Tuam remains should be able to be identified using advanced DNA technology
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Experts say Tuam remains should be able to be identified using advanced DNA technology

Apr 13th 2018, 10:27 AM 8,712 Views 58 Comments

A team of scientists have contradicted an expert technical group over the remains

Man found guilty of sexually assaulting and falsely imprisoning women
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Man found guilty of sexually assaulting and falsely imprisoning women

Mar 23rd 2018, 2:32 PM 17,115 Views 0 Comments

When one of the women ran away he caught her and began punching her repeatedly.

First Irish populations had dark skin similar to Cheddar Man, DNA research suggests
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First Irish populations had dark skin similar to Cheddar Man, DNA research suggests

Feb 8th 2018, 8:27 AM 64,507 Views 145 Comments

This week, UK scientists confirmed that the first modern Briton had dark skin and blue eyes.

UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people
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UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people

Feb 2nd 2018, 3:01 PM 19,932 Views 46 Comments

The technique is being used to help prevent women passing on fatal genetic diseases to their children.

'People forgot this baby was stabbed': Why did it take so long to test Baby John's DNA?
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'People forgot this baby was stabbed': Why did it take so long to test Baby John's DNA?

Jan 20th 2018, 7:45 AM 25,487 Views 30 Comments

Gardaí have said they are determined to find out what happened to the baby boy.

There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga
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There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga

Jan 17th 2018, 12:10 AM 43,303 Views 107 Comments

But one is all we’re likely to get.

Kerry Babies: An unsolved murder 34 years after Ireland put 'womanhood on trial'
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Kerry Babies: An unsolved murder 34 years after Ireland put 'womanhood on trial'

Jan 16th 2018, 1:19 PM 62,296 Views 116 Comments

As we wait on a significant announcement from gardaí, we look back at the Kerry Babies case which rocked the country to its core – and became, perhaps, a catalyst for change.

Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent
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Ancient DNA evidence reveals story of first Native Americans to enter the continent

Jan 7th 2018, 3:30 PM 28,887 Views 18 Comments

A team of researchers made the discovery using DNA from a six-month-old Native American infant.

Report sets out five options of what could happen at Tuam
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Report sets out five options of what could happen at Tuam

Dec 12th 2017, 3:40 PM 33,931 Views 65 Comments

The report said it would be particularly difficult to identify “commingled remains” and the remains of children under two.

New technology solves mystery of unidentified body found 10 years ago using siblings' DNA
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New technology solves mystery of unidentified body found 10 years ago using siblings' DNA

Dec 4th 2017, 10:58 AM 17,587 Views 3 Comments

Joseph Reilly’s family have been searching for him for over 10 years to no avail.

Crisis-hit FA have been shown up by Mark Sampson debacle
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Crisis-hit FA have been shown up by Mark Sampson debacle

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:30 AM 3,735 Views 4 Comments

Tommy Martin writes on the beleaguered organisation that became embroiled in further controversy this week.

DNA of surrealist Salvador Dali's exhumed body disproves claim he fathered Spanish woman
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DNA of surrealist Salvador Dali's exhumed body disproves claim he fathered Spanish woman

Sep 6th 2017, 9:58 PM 24,081 Views 33 Comments

Dali’s embalmed body had been exhumed in July to allow for a DNA paternity test.

9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later
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9/11 victim's remains identified nearly 16 years later

Aug 8th 2017, 8:27 AM 33,095 Views 86 Comments

Remains of 40% of the people who died in the attacks have yet to be identified.

Poll: Do you agree with gene editing?
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Poll: Do you agree with gene editing?

Aug 3rd 2017, 9:18 AM 20,096 Views 139 Comments

The controversial process could help eradicate certain diseases.

Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time
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Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:22 AM 10,052 Views 20 Comments

Just over 72% of the embryos ended up being free of a heart disease-causing mutation.

Salvador Dali's body to be exhumed for paternity test next week
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Salvador Dali's body to be exhumed for paternity test next week

Jul 13th 2017, 5:35 PM 14,453 Views 12 Comments

A woman who claims to be his daughter has filed a paternity claim.

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet
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People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet

May 27th 2017, 9:00 PM 36,124 Views 14 Comments

The isolate population in Mylopotamos live on a diet rich in animal fat.

New DNA database helped gardaí solve two murders and hundreds of burglaries
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New DNA database helped gardaí solve two murders and hundreds of burglaries

May 17th 2017, 3:00 PM 13,664 Views 34 Comments

The database has been in operation for 15 months.

DNA tests confirm remains of missing South African hunter 'found in crocodiles'
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DNA tests confirm remains of missing South African hunter 'found in crocodiles'

Apr 20th 2017, 9:46 PM 29,844 Views 40 Comments

Scott Van Zyl went missing during a hunting expedition last week.

It was revealed that Michael Healy-Rae's DNA is pure Cork on the Late Late last night
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# Car Crash Television

It was revealed that Michael Healy-Rae's DNA is pure Cork on the Late Late last night

Mar 18th 2017, 9:46 AM 7,423 Views 0 Comments

This couldn’t have worked out better.

Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place
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Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place

Mar 11th 2017, 7:00 PM 30,288 Views 15 Comments

Dr Erin Kimmerle is considered to be one of America’s best forensic anthropologists.

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker
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Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker

Feb 7th 2017, 1:04 PM 17,891 Views 28 Comments

Authorities are unable to determine the causes of the deaths.

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