Government urged to apologise for Ballymanus mine disaster ‘negligence’

Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty is to table a  Dáil motion calling on the Government to apologies to the families of the Ballymanus mine disaster.

19 lives were lost in the incident which occurred in west Donegal on 10th of May 1943.

A mine washed ashore at Ballymanus and a crowd of young people gathered to watch the event, it exploded at 10pm causing the massive loss of life.

Deputy Doherty is backing family claims that the state acted with negligence: