Vigil to be held on shore front in Buncranna on Sunday

 

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A vigil is to be held on the shore front in Buncrana on Easter Sunday night next to mark a week since the pier tragedy in which five members of the same extended Derry family lost their lives.

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.

His infant daughter survived after he passed the baby through the window of the sinking car to Davitt Walshe, who had swam out to help.

Cllr Rena Donaghey is chair of the Inishowen Municipal District.

She says its important that a week after the tragedy, the community is goven an opportunity to come together..............