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Buncrana drowning tragedy 'sent tsunami of grief across world'

Seamus McKinney
21 April, 2016 01:00
THE horror of the Buncrana drowning tragedy sent a "tsunami of grief" around the world, Derry priest Fr Paddy O’Kane told a month's mind Mass for the victims last night. Hundreds of people packed Holy Family Church in Ballymagroarty for the Mass which took place exactly one month after the deaths of Sean McGrotty (49), his sons Mark (12) and Evan (10), their grandmother Ruth Daniels (57) and aunt Jodie-Lee Daniels (14). The family was killed when their car slid from Buncrana pier into Lough Swilly. The congregation was led by Mr McGrotty’s partner Louise Jame[...]
21 April, 2016 01:00 Northern Ireland news

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