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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 »

Father's last words: Save my baby -

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 -

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 »

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 »

Final moments recalled in Buncrana tragedy -

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 »

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 »

Gardaí treating Buncrana pier deaths as accidental - Irish Times

Gardaí are treating an incident in which five people, including three children, died in Co Donegal night after an SUV left a pier as a tragic accident. Six people were in an Audi Q7 when it went into the water at Buncrana Pier at about 7.30pm. A four ...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 »

President leads tributes to Buncrana victims -

In a statement, the President said: "I have heard with the greatest sadness of the terrible loss of life of a family in Buncrana." He said his heart goes out to the family and loved ones of those who died; Sean McGrotty, 49, his sons Mark, 12, and Evan ...and more »

Five people killed after car leaves pier in Co Donegal - Irish Times

Five people believed to be from one family, including at least two children, have died in Buncrana, Co Donegal on Sunday night after an SUV left a pier in the town. It is understood six people, including three children, were in an Audi Q7 when it went ...and more »