Sean Mcgrotty

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Galway Harbour Company’s decision after the Buncrana deaths to limit access to its slipway has aroused criticism from water users.  Photograph: Peter Murtagh/The Irish Times

Five weeks after five members of one family died when their car skidded into Lough Swilly, the Department of the Environment has issued no specific di(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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. (...)

Flowers left at the scene at Buncrana Pier in Co Donegal. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Hundreds of people are expected to attend a special vigil in memory of the victims of last Sunday’s drowning at Buncrana Pier, Co Donegal. Five peop(...)

 Louise James, whose partner, sons, mother and sister died in Buncrana. Photograph: Joe Boland/North West Newspix

Books of condolence for the five victims of the Co Donegal pier tragedy have been opened in Buncrana and Derry city. Sean McGrotty, his sons Mark (1(...)

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 (...)

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