‘Their faces will forever map the sea’

Last Sunday in Buncrana, a family embarked on a joyful weekend outing. They never came home.

27th March, 2016
A father and daughter look out across Lough Swilly in Co Donegal from the spot on the pier slipway where five members of the McGrotty and Daniels families lost their lives RollingNews.ie

Last Tuesday afternoon, three crosses stood before the altar at the Holy Family Church in Derry as the local junior school rehearsed a passion play for Easter. The children sang and practised their lines in the half-empty church, spurred on by their teacher. In the far corner, a steady stream of people took turns signing a book of condolences for the five lives that were tragically lost off Buncrana pier a week ago. They entered...

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