People remain on edge amid fear waves may strike again

“When I saw the sea, it just seemed to be larger than it should have been."

1st January, 2005

“When I saw the sea, it just seemed to be larger than it should have been. People were running past, drenched.

“Someone said: ‘The sea is rushing in'.”

Con Conlon, a native of Ballinamore in Co Leitrim, who has lived in Madras for the past three years, left his infant son with his driver, telling him to go back to higher ground and safety. Then, he ran towards the sea to...

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