Funeral service for five victims of Buncranna tragedy to take place on Thursday



Tributes are being paid after five family members were killed in a tragic accident in Buncrana.

Sean McGrotty and his two young sons Mark and Evan, along with their grandmother Ruth Daniels and her daughter Jodie Lee lost their lives when their car went into the water off Buncrana pier.

The Saint Eithne's community primary school which Evan McGrotty attended says their deepest sympathies are with the family on their 'unimaginable loss'.

Evan McGrotty was a P4 student while his big brother, Mark, was a former pupil.

A funeral service for the five victims will take place at the Holy Family Church in Ballymagroarty, Derry on Thursday.

Reverend Paddy O'Kane is the parish priest there. He says it's one of the worst tragedies he's ever come across: