Morning Ireland provides a profile of Brian Keenan and his family. Brian has been held captive by Islamic extremists in Lebanon for over 4 years.

Reporter Poilin Ni Chiarain speaks to Cathal MacCoille about Brian Keenan's family, and the background to the campaign for his release.

On 11 April 1986 Brian was kidnapped on his way to work in Beirut in 1986 when he was kidnapped by Islamic Jihad. He was held hostage in terrible conditions for four and a half years. He was released on 24 August 1990. 

A 'Morning Ireland' report broadcast on 13 July 1990.