Buncrana pier rescue hero Davitt Walsh receiving counselling after tragedy

Davitt Walsh cradling four-month-old Rioghnach-Ann McGrotty
John Monaghan
DAVITT Walsh, the man who risked his own life to rescue four-month-old baby Rioghnach-Ann McGrotty in the Buncrana pier tragedy, has said he does not feel like a hero. Rioghnach-Ann's father Sean McGrotty (49), brothers Mark (12) and Evan (8), aunt Jodie-Lee Daniels (14) and grandmother Ruth Daniels (57) all died when their car slid on algae from Buncrana pier into Lough Swilly on Sunday March 20. Louise James, the mother of Rioghnach-Ann, Mark and Evan, met Mr Walsh at the parochial house of Holy Family Parish in Derry just days after the tragedy to thank him for what he did. Mr [...]

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