Jodie Lee

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Louise James outside the Lake of Shadows Hotel in Buncrana, Co Donegal following  the inquest into the deaths of her partner Seán McGrotty, sons Evan and Mark, sister Jodie Lee Daniels and mother Ruth Daniels, who died when their car slipped off Buncrana pier in Co Donegal in March 2016. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The woman who lost five family members in the Buncrana pier drowning tragedy has taken a High Court case against Donegal County Council and the estate(...)

Louise James outside the Lake of Shadows Hotel in Buncrana, Co Donegal after the inquest into the death of five of her family members. Photograph: PA

Sean McGrotty, who died along with four family members in Buncrana, Co Donegal last year, could have saved himself but chose not to, his partner Louis(...)

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

The occupants of the stricken Audi SUV that sank off Buncrana pier in Co Donegal killing five people should have been able to unlock the car in the wa(...)

The slipway at Buncrana where the tragedy occurred. Photograph: Peter Murtagh/The Irish Times

Donegal County Council is to carry out a safety review of piers and harbours in the county. Last March, two adults and three children died when the(...)

Davitt Walsh, who rescued a child from drowning off Buncrana pier in March, with his mother Siobhán, as  he received the Michael Heffernan gold medal for bravery at Farmleigh, Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The Donegal man who rescued a four-month-old baby from a car which was sinking off Buncrana pier earlier this year has been awarded a gold medal by th(...)

Slipway at Buncrana before the work was carried out: the gateway to it, which was open at the time of the tragedy last year, is to remain locked between 8pm and 10am. Photograph: Peter Murtagh / The Irish Times

The pier in Buncrana, Co Donegal where five members of one family died when their car slipped into the sea last March has been treated with chemicals (...)

Hundreds attended the Holy Family Church in Buncrana tonight for the month’s mind Mass in memory of those who died when their car skidded on algae on the slipway at the pier in the town before plunging into Lough Swilly (above). File photograph: Google Street View

Hundreds of people gathered in Derry tonight to remember five members of one family who drowned last month in a car off a slipway in Buncrana. Hundr(...)

Tyre tracks on the slipway at Buncrana pier where the five people died. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan

It should have been a perfect day. A nice gesture by Seán – to bring his partner Louise’s mother, Ruth, out for Sunday lunch on St Patrick’s weekend. (...)

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness at the scene at Buncrana Pier in Co Donegal after five people were  killed. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A woman who lost her partner, her two sons, her mother and her sister in the Buncrana pier tragedy was being comforted by friends and family in Derry (...)

Relatives of the five victims of the drowning tragedy off the pier in Buncrana, Co Donegal, on Sunday night have spoken of their “unspeakable heartbreak. Clockwise from left: Ruth Daniels (59), Sean McGrotty (49), his sons mark (12) and Evan (8) and Ruth’s daughter Jodie Lee Daniels (14)

Relatives of the five victims of the drowning tragedy off the pier in Buncrana, Co Donegal, have spoken of their “unspeakable heartbreak”. Six people(...)