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Tit Bonhomme tragedy remembered one year on

by Louise Roseingrave   A SEA tragedy that sparked a 26 day search for five lost fishermen has been remembered in a moving church service in West Cork. Exactly a year after the Tit Bonhomme fishing trawler hit rocks and foundered in Glandore Harbour, the families of those lost gathered in grief at St Bridget’s Church in Union Hall.

Sophie’s parents attend mass in her memory

GEORGES and Marguerite Bouniol, the parents of murdered film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier, attended a special mass in Goleen on Sunday in memory of their daughter who was killed 15 years ago. Sophie’s body was discovered close to her holiday home in Toormore in 1996 and despite one of the biggest murder investigations ever mounted in the State, her killer has never been caught.

Sophie parents arrive in West Cork

THE parents of French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier who was murdered near her holiday home at Toormoore, Schull in 1996 arrived at Cork Airport today (Tues). Georges and Marguerite Bouniol will attend mass in Goleen this coming Sunday to commemorate the 15th anniversary of Sophie’s death.