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Louise James is comforted by her brother Chris at a vigil in Buncrana. Photograph: North West Newspix

The Irish Mail on Sunday has issued an apology over an “interview” with Louise James, who lost five family members in the Buncrana pier tragedy in Mar(...)

Louise James attends a ceremony at Buncrana front shore on Sunday night with Francis Crawford and baby Rioghnoch who survived incident in which five of her relatives died after their vehicle went into  Lough Swilly. Photograph: Trevor McBride.

More than 1,000 gathered at the scene of last Sunday’s drowning in Buncrana in Co Donegal last night to honour the dead and those who tried desperate(...)

Archibishop Eamon Martin: “Each second has so much potential for good, for love, for peace, and for joy”. Photograph: David Sleator

The “harrowing” accident in which five members of one family died in Buncrana and the bomb attacks in Brussels have been recalled by Archbishop Eamon (...)

The slipway alongside Buncrana Pier, which is now closed for public admittance. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Insufficient signage warning of hazards may prove to be a factor in any review of safety at Buncrana pier, following the loss of five members of the M(...)

Sean McGrotty, who was in his late 40s, his two sons Mark (12) and Evan (8), and the boys’ granny Ruth Daniels (59) died alongside Mrs Daniels’ daughter Jodi-Lee (14)

Two people have raised €80,000 to help the relatives of those who died in last Sunday’s drownings in Co Donegal. Michelle Black from Buncrana and Ma(...)

Victims: flight attendant Nidhi Chaphekar, who was injured in the bombing at Brussels Airport. Photograph: Ketevan Kardava/courtesy 1tv.ge

Parenting slots have become as ubiquitous an element of talk radio as traffic reports or weather forecasts. The predictable subject matter under discu(...)

Mourners outside the Holy Family church in Ballymagroarty, Derry. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Louise Daniels led the processions of coffins into the Church of the Holy Family in Ballymagroarty in Derry, helping to carry the first one herself. (...)

Catholic primate Archbishop Eamon Martin recalled how “when I visited the family home in Derry of those who lost their lives at Buncrana pier on Sunday, I could see first hand the merciful outreach of the local priest and community at a time of unspeakable pain and loss”.

When the priest who officiated at the funerals today of those five people who died in last Sunday’s Buncrana calamity first heard the news he “said a (...)

Louise James (front left) carries a coffin out of the Holy Family church, Ballymagroarty, Derry, after the funeral of the five people who were killed when their car slid off a slipway in Buncrana, Co Donegal. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

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”(...)

The scene in Buncrana, Co Donegal. Photograph: Trevor McBride

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 al(...)

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