Patrick Doyle (95) and Sarah Jane Crosby (7) prepare to lay a wreath on the grave of the 35 children who died in the St Josephs Orphanage fire in Cavan on  Febuary 23rd, 1943. Mr Doyle attended the blaze on the night and helped to save the lives of some of the girls.  Sarah Jane’s great-grand-aunt Ellen Morgan was one of the children who died. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

For years, Catherine Graham returned to a cemetery in Co Cavan to visit the resting place of the 35 children who died in an orphanage fire in 1943. “(...)