Radio review

Untimely deaths both tragic and contrived

15th January, 2011
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In a week dominated by lurid headlines of premature death, Donegal woman Helena Gallagher will have known all too well what it feels like to lose a loved one decades before their time. In January 1975, when she was four, her dad Hughie drowned off the west coast of Donegal while fishing on a trawler.

Ten other fishermen also perished. Documentary On One: Searching For Answers (RTE Radio 1) saw Gallagher interview her own relatives about...

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