Funeral of Buncranna tragedy victims underway


The funeral for the five people who died at the weekend in Buncrana is taking place this afternoon and will be buried after the service in Derry.


The five hearses drew up side by side at the Holy Family Church.

The three white coffins of Mark and Evan McGrotty and Jodi-Lee Daniels led into the church before the coffins of Sean McGrotty and Ruth Daniels.

Celebrating priest Father Paddy O'Kane that the loss of these five lives is unspeakable.

Representitivate of the President and the Taoseach, as wellas Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Martin McGuiness are among the hundreds of mourners at the mass this afternoon.

The five members of one family will be laid to rest this afternoon.