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Buncrana Pier accident: Irish family killed when car slid off pier and into the water named - The Independent

Five family members who died when their car slid off a pier in the Irish Republic have been named. Sean McGrotty, his sons Mark, 11, and Evan, eight, his mother-in-law, Ruth Daniels, 57, and her 15-year-old daughter, Jodie, drowned when their Audi Q7 ...and more »

Buncrana tragedy: A grieving relative returns to the scene - Irish Times

Arthur James stood on Buncrana pier yesterday and looked down at the place where two of his grandchildren, one of his daughters and his former wife all lost their lives. The rims of his eyes were glistening red from all that he has been through since ...and more »

Funeral of Buncrana dead told of son's last call to mother: 'I am going to give you the biggest hug when I see you' - Irish Times

One of the boys who drowned in Buncrana told his mother on the phone shortly before the tragedy that he wanted to give her the “biggest, tightest hug” when he saw her next, the funeral has been told. “We are plunged in grief, even the heavens are ...and more »

Father's last words: Save my baby - Stuff.co.nz

A baby is the only survivor of a tragedy in which five family members drowned when their car slipped off a pier in Buncrana, Ireland. When the rescuer reached the sinking car the father said "save the baby". Those were the last words he heard. Davitt ...and more »

Five people, including children, die after car goes off pier in Donegal - RTE.ie

Five people, including a number of children, have died after a vehicle went off a pier in Co Donegal, according to reports. It is understood six people were in the vehicle when it went into the water at Buncrana shortly after 7pm. A major search ...and more »

Final moments recalled in Buncrana tragedy - RTE.ie

The man who saved a young baby from drowning in a tragedy that claimed five other lives in Buncrana has described how the infant's father chose to stay with his other children rather than save himself. Davitt Walsh swam out into Buncrana harbour in ...and more »

Buncrana Pier: Baby girl 'handed out of window' by family seconds before car sank in Donegal - The Independent

The baby daughter of a family who drowned when their car slipped off a pier in Ireland was rescued before the car went under, according to reports. Local people managed to save the fourth child, a baby girl, from the car after she was reportedly handed ...and more »

Five dead as car plunges off pier in County Donegal - The Guardian

The baby was saved with the help of a bystander and is said to be in a stable condition after the tragedy at Buncrana pier. Emergency services said they had recovered the bodies of two boys, a man and a woman. The age of a second female fatality has ...and more »

Buncrana pier deaths: Derry family describes 'unspeakable heartbreak' after five drownings - Irish Times

Relatives of the five victims of the drowning tragedy off the pier in Buncrana, Co Donegal, have spoken of their “unspeakable heartbreak”. Six people were in an Audi Q7 when it went into the water at Buncrana Pier at about 7.30pm on Sunday night. A ...and more »

Books of condolence open for victims of Buncrana pier tragedy - Irish Times

Books of condolence for the five victims of the Co Donegal pier tragedy have been opened in Buncrana and Derry city. Sean McGrotty, his sons Mark (12) and Evan (8), together with their grandmother, Ruth Daniels and her daughter, Jodie Lee Daniels (14 ...and more »