New DNA testing has been used to solve two long-term missing people cases in Ireland.
Advancements in the technology have led to the identification of previously unidentified remains.
Testing by Forensic Science Ireland has identified the remains of 59-year-old Margaret Glennon from Baldoyle in North County Dublin and 18-year-old James Gallagher from Cabra in Co Dublin, reports RTÉ’s Prime Time.
The remains of Margaret Glennon were discovered near Swords in 2014, 19 years after she went missing.
The remains of James Gallagher were found in 2002.
The two solved cases come a week after the new DNA testing procedures were able to identify the remains of 20-year-old Gussie Shanahan from Limerick, who went missing in 2000.