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# buncrana - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

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

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

May 11th 2016, 9:56 AM 13,797 Views 5 Comments

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

# buncrana - Monday 9 May, 2016

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

This Donegal café took full advantage of the good weather today

May 9th 2016, 7:10 PM 12,454 Views 2 Comments

Excellent.

# buncrana - Sunday 1 May, 2016

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

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

May 1st 2016, 9:55 PM 53,927 Views 22 Comments

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
# One Month On
# One Month On

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

Apr 21st 2016, 9:05 AM 10,868 Views 3 Comments

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
# Davitt Walsh

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

Apr 5th 2016, 10:30 PM 21,007 Views 3 Comments

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
# Louise James

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

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:55 PM 82,552 Views 50 Comments

Louise James was not aware she was being interviewed.

# buncrana - Monday 28 March, 2016

# buncrana - Saturday 26 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 26th 2016, 12:30 PM 33,280 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 25th 2016, 6:04 AM 19,364 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

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

Mar 24th 2016, 10:40 PM 126,354 Views 32 Comments

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
# RIP

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

Mar 24th 2016, 2:20 PM 52,577 Views 15 Comments

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
# Donegal
# Donegal

Family who died in Buncrana tragedy brought home to Derry

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:08 AM 26,564 Views 16 Comments

The funerals will take place on Thursday afternoon.

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

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

Mar 22nd 2016, 6:02 AM 24,298 Views 11 Comments

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
# Donegal
# Donegal

Photos show happy family before Buncrana tragedy

Mar 22nd 2016, 6:00 AM 57,585 Views 65 Comments

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
# Heroes
# Heroes

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

Mar 21st 2016, 10:55 PM 104,911 Views 68 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 21st 2016, 6:18 PM 14,753 Views 16 Comments

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
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

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

Mar 21st 2016, 5:05 PM 71,901 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 21st 2016, 2:40 PM 86,647 Views 39 Comments

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
# Donegal
# Donegal

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

Mar 21st 2016, 10:12 AM 34,494 Views 15 Comments

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

# buncrana - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Five people dead and baby girl rescued after vehicle goes into water at pier in Donegal
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

Five people dead and baby girl rescued after vehicle goes into water at pier in Donegal

Mar 20th 2016, 11:55 PM 189,467 Views 70 Comments

Children are among the dead.

# buncrana - Monday 22 February, 2016

Crackdown: Gardaí clocked these cars breaking speed limits by almost double
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Crackdown: Gardaí clocked these cars breaking speed limits by almost double

Feb 22nd 2016, 10:15 PM 32,080 Views 50 Comments

Officers are urging drivers to slow down.

# buncrana - Sunday 29 November, 2015

19 of the most Donegal things that have ever happened
# Rare
From The Daily Edge
# Rare

19 of the most Donegal things that have ever happened

Nov 29th 2015, 9:30 PM 31,768 Views 4 Comments

Wile powerful stuff.

# buncrana - Thursday 16 July, 2015

This letter to 'your man Henderson' actually got delivered to the right person
# An Post
# An Post

This letter to 'your man Henderson' actually got delivered to the right person

Jul 16th 2015, 10:45 PM 41,584 Views 29 Comments

All power to the postman or woman.

# buncrana - Monday 13 July, 2015

21-year-old killed, two others injured - after car crashes into bollard in Donegal
# Burnfoot
# Burnfoot

21-year-old killed, two others injured - after car crashes into bollard in Donegal

Jul 13th 2015, 8:14 AM 13,595 Views 8 Comments

The crash happened at around 11.30pm last night.

# buncrana - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Gardaí search for clues, three years after man accused of drug dealing was shot dead
# Andrew Allen
# Andrew Allen

Gardaí search for clues, three years after man accused of drug dealing was shot dead

Feb 11th 2015, 5:50 PM 11,020 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí are making an appeal on the anniversary of the incident.

# buncrana - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Man to appear in court over serious assault of elderly man
# Courts
# Courts

Man to appear in court over serious assault of elderly man

Jun 1st 2014, 11:18 AM 8,593 Views 0 Comments

A 73-year-old man was hospitalised yesterday following an assault in Donegal.

# buncrana - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Man dies while repairing roof of his house
# Post-mortem
# Post-mortem

Man dies while repairing roof of his house

Apr 29th 2014, 8:13 AM 20,673 Views 5 Comments

The man was in his 70s and his death was not suspicious.

# buncrana - Friday 14 March, 2014

13-year-old boy knocked down and killed in Donegal
# Roads
# Roads

13-year-old boy knocked down and killed in Donegal

Mar 14th 2014, 9:42 AM 14,159 Views 9 Comments

A man in his late 50s was also injured in the incident at Buncrana.

# buncrana - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Two serving soldiers arrested after Defence Forces respond to viable bomb
# Burnfoot
# Burnfoot

Two serving soldiers arrested after Defence Forces respond to viable bomb

Feb 19th 2014, 7:47 AM 14,974 Views 22 Comments

The man and women, both in their 20s, were detained after the army bomb squad responded to a call out at a residence next to a filling station.

# buncrana - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Arrest over 2012 shooting of Derry man who had fled to Donegal
# Dissident Killing
# Dissident Killing

Arrest over 2012 shooting of Derry man who had fled to Donegal

Feb 12th 2014, 3:16 PM 9,273 Views 12 Comments

Andrew Allen was shot dead by ‘Republican Action Against Drugs’. His family have always denied he was involved in drug dealing.

# buncrana - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Man arrested after driving car into social welfare office
# Donegal
# Donegal

Man arrested after driving car into social welfare office

Dec 29th 2013, 1:10 PM 21,736 Views 75 Comments

Gardaí said there was extensive damage to the doors and windows of the building.

# buncrana - Monday 2 December, 2013

New graveyard rules ban food, drink and 'inappropriate' headstones
# A Grave Matter
# A Grave Matter

New graveyard rules ban food, drink and 'inappropriate' headstones

Dec 2nd 2013, 10:27 AM 14,449 Views 63 Comments

The parish priest in Buncrana will have final approval on headstones and there are strict guidelines for flowers and plants.

# buncrana - Monday 11 November, 2013

Investigation launched after man found dead at Donegal garda station
# Death
# Death

Investigation launched after man found dead at Donegal garda station

Nov 11th 2013, 12:15 PM 19,015 Views 20 Comments

An Garda Siochana referred queries to the Ombudsman, saying this is normal procedure.

# buncrana - Thursday 3 October, 2013

PICS: Stunning Aurora Borealis over Inishowen, Co Donegal
# Northern Lights
# Northern Lights

PICS: Stunning Aurora Borealis over Inishowen, Co Donegal

Oct 3rd 2013, 8:50 AM 24,045 Views 61 Comments

We thought you could all do with a bit of a pick-me-up this morning. Will this do?

# buncrana - Monday 26 August, 2013

Bomb squad deployed after 'viable' homemade device found at Donegal home
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Bomb squad deployed after 'viable' homemade device found at Donegal home

Aug 26th 2013, 6:04 PM 8,606 Views 12 Comments

Some homes in the area were evacuated while the device was made safe by a controlled explosion.

# buncrana - Monday 22 July, 2013

Search for 'missing child' in Donegal after woman's body found
# Search
# Search

Search for 'missing child' in Donegal after woman's body found

Jul 22nd 2013, 10:04 PM 29,431 Views 24 Comments

The discovery of the body of a woman in the Rockstown Bay area has led to fears that a child may also be missing.

# buncrana - Monday 8 April, 2013

Donegal fire fighters battling night and day against the 97th gorse fire this month
# Gorse Fires
# Gorse Fires

Donegal fire fighters battling night and day against the 97th gorse fire this month

Apr 8th 2013, 2:13 PM 6,078 Views 3 Comments

Donegal’s fire chief has asked the public to exercise extreme caution to reduce the number of these incidences.

# buncrana - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Man released without charge after questioning over pensioner burglary
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

Man released without charge after questioning over pensioner burglary

Jan 10th 2013, 8:58 AM 3,995 Views 12 Comments

The man had been arrested on Tuesday evening in connection with the assault of 96-year-old Margaret Lilly.

# buncrana - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Credit Union account set up to help pensioner recoup stolen cash
# Goodwill
# Goodwill

Credit Union account set up to help pensioner recoup stolen cash

Jan 9th 2013, 10:42 AM 6,376 Views 20 Comments

The account was opened in the wake of last Saturday’s attack on 96-year-old Margaret Lilly.