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# buncrana - Thursday 23 November, 2017

'Death by misadventure' recorded by inquest into the five fatalities in Buncrana Pier tragedy

Five members of the same family were killed when a car entered the water.

First garda on scene at Buncrana pier tragedy says he got down on his knees to stop from slipping

The first RNLI diver on the scene also gave evidence to the coroner’s court today.

# buncrana - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Pathologist says driver of jeep in Buncrana pier tragedy was over drink-driving limit

Five members of the same family perished in the tragedy including Sean McGrotty, his sons Mark, 11, and eight-year-old Evan, his mother-in-law Ruth Daniels and her teenage daughter Jodie-Lee Tracey.

Inquest begins today into Buncrana pier tragedy

The inquest will hear from witnesses this morning, with a view to better understanding what happened during the incident.

# buncrana - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'It's absolutely crazy, it really is' - high staff turnover in Donegal blamed for maternity benefit backlog

The Department of Social Protection has apologised for the ‘unacceptable’ delay being seen in the delivery of maternity benefits.

# buncrana - Friday 5 May, 2017

# buncrana - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Two teens killed in overnight crash in Donegal

Three other teenagers were also injured in the single-vehicle collision.

# buncrana - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Man arrested in connection with 2012 Donegal shooting of man who had fled to the county

The man, in his early 50s, was arrested yesterday morning in the County Donegal area.

# buncrana - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'A beautiful daughter, a free-spirit': Crowds gather for funeral of Danielle McLaughlin

Friends and family have been told to wear ‘bright, vibrant colours’ to celebrate Danielle’s life.

# buncrana - Friday 17 March, 2017

Car caught speeding at 104 km per hour in 60 kilometre zone overnight in heavy rain

Gardaí are warning drivers to slow down and be safe this St Patrick’s Day. 

# buncrana - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Mother of Donegal woman murdered in India: 'Danielle will be sadly missed by us all'

Danielle McLaughlin was found dead yesterday morning.

Murder investigation launched into death of Irish woman in India

The woman’s family have asked that their privacy be respected by the media.

# buncrana - Friday 3 March, 2017

From The42 Floodlight failure sees Derry-Limerick Buncrana clash abandoned after just 24 minutes Dark Night

Floodlight failure sees Derry-Limerick Buncrana clash abandoned after just 24 minutes

The score was 1-1 when the game was brought to a halt.

# buncrana - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Gardaí believe killers are being 'sheltered' in 2012 murder in Donegal

Allen had fled to Donegal after be became the target of a republican vigilante group.

# buncrana - Sunday 29 January, 2017

100 years on, victims of naval vessel which sank off Donegal remembered

The ship sank on 25 January 1917, killing 354 of the people on board.

# buncrana - Friday 23 December, 2016

25-year-old woman dies in Donegal collision

The incident happened at Glebe, near Buncrana, just before 11pm last night.

# buncrana - Friday 25 November, 2016

Man's body found outside in Co Donegal

The man, aged in his 30s, was found last night.

# buncrana - Monday 5 September, 2016

Petrol station owner and wife attacked by men carrying batons

The owner and his wife were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

# buncrana - Sunday 7 August, 2016

From The42 The incredible story of the Irish war hero who managed Sevilla and then vanished The Buncrana Boy

The incredible story of the Irish war hero who managed Sevilla and then vanished

The Spanish side play in the Uefa Super Cup on Tuesday and have a remarkable association with Ireland.

# buncrana - Friday 5 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge Anyone from Donegal will appreciate the name of this children's play area in Buncrana Excellent

# buncrana - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Derry player scores for his hometown club weeks after losing family members in Buncrana tragedy Josh Daniels This post contains videos

Derry player scores for his hometown club weeks after losing family members in Buncrana tragedy

Josh Daniels came of the bench to make a telling contribution.

# buncrana - Monday 9 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Donegal café took full advantage of the good weather today Nice Weather

# buncrana - Sunday 1 May, 2016

From The42 The hero of the Buncrana tragedy was given a guard of honour today Respect

The hero of the Buncrana tragedy was given a guard of honour today

Fanad United FC honoured their player prior to a game this afternoon.

# buncrana - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Hundreds attend month's mind Mass for victims of Buncrana tragedy

Five members of two families lost their lives when their car slipped into the water at Buncrana pier last month.

# buncrana - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

"Rioghnach-Ann is a beautiful baby" - Buncrana hero shares emotional post

Davitt Walsh has been hailed a hero for jumping into the water.

# buncrana - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Irish Mail on Sunday apologises over "exclusive" interview with wife and mother of Buncrana victims

Louise James was not aware she was being interviewed.

# buncrana - Monday 28 March, 2016

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

Here are the stories you need to know as you begin your day.

# buncrana - Saturday 26 March, 2016

"This could have happened to anybody" - Locals raise €90,000 for bereaved family of slipway tragedy

Michelle Black and Martin McGranaghan have raised a huge sum between them in an effort to help in any way they can.

# buncrana - Friday 25 March, 2016

The 9 at 9: Good Friday

Here are the stories you need to know as you begin your day.

"A huge void has been created by this tragedy" - Buncrana victims laid to rest RIP

"A huge void has been created by this tragedy" - Buncrana victims laid to rest

The funeral mass of all five was held yesterday.

# buncrana - Thursday 24 March, 2016

A mother's words: 'They went to watch the sunset, unbeknown to them all an angel would be near'

Louise James spoke at the funeral service for her husband, sons, mother and sister in Derry this afternoon.

Evan's last words to his mother: 'I miss you so much. I'm going to give you the biggest, tightest hug' RIP

Evan's last words to his mother: 'I miss you so much. I'm going to give you the biggest, tightest hug'

Members of the Daniels and McGrotty families drowned in a tragic accident on Sunday.

# buncrana - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Family who died in Buncrana tragedy brought home to Derry

The funerals will take place on Thursday afternoon.

"The town is cursed" - Buncrana residents numbed by horrific tragedy on their doorstep

The deaths of five members of the one family in the Donegal seaside town on Sunday evening has shocked the tight-knit local community to its core.

Photos show happy family before Buncrana tragedy

Five people perished in the tragedy last night.

# buncrana - Monday 21 March, 2016

'Save my baby': Buncrana father went back into car to try to rescue his family

Davitt Walsh recalls how Seán McGrotty handed his baby daughter to him before tragedy struck.

From The42 Former League of Ireland footballer praised after saving baby in Donegal tragedy Heroic

Former League of Ireland footballer praised after saving baby in Donegal tragedy

Davitt Walsh was taken to hospital after rescuing the four-month old baby girl.

'The most palpable grief': Desolation as five victims from one family named

The mother of the young boys killed is “inconsolable and totally bereft”.

Buncrana tragedy: Rescued baby girl "doing very well" in hospital

A Derry man, his two sons, his mother-in-law and her teenage daughter were all killed when their jeep went into the water.

"I don't know how I'm going to cope with it": Witness describes horror of Buncrana pier tragedy

Francis Crawford was first on the scene and talked to the driver of the car.

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