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# balcony-collapse - Thursday 15 September, 2016

'The balcony collapse that killed my daughter was not an isolated event'
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

'The balcony collapse that killed my daughter was not an isolated event'

Sep 15th 2016, 8:09 PM 17,154 Views 6 Comments

A new law aimed at preventing further tragedies was signed in today.

# balcony-collapse - Thursday 1 September, 2016

California Senate unanimously passes construction reform bill after Berkeley tragedy
# Balcony Collapse
# Balcony Collapse

California Senate unanimously passes construction reform bill after Berkeley tragedy

Sep 1st 2016, 1:11 PM 11,631 Views 7 Comments

The bill hopes to ensure greater oversight and improve building standards by identifying “bad actors” in the industry.

# balcony-collapse - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

'I miss my friends so much': Berkeley balcony survivor speaks out about tragedy
# New Safety Laws
# New Safety Laws

'I miss my friends so much': Berkeley balcony survivor speaks out about tragedy

Aug 10th 2016, 8:01 PM 28,064 Views 10 Comments

“My birthday will always be their anniversary.”

# balcony-collapse - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

'My daughter and her friends should still be alive'
# Berkeley Balcony Collapse
# Berkeley Balcony Collapse

'My daughter and her friends should still be alive'

Jun 22nd 2016, 7:57 AM 16,804 Views 3 Comments

Jackie Donohoe’s daughter Ashley and Ashley’s cousin Olivia Burke died after the accident in June 2015.

# balcony-collapse - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Three young Irish women who rented Berkeley apartment sue over tragic balcony collapse
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

Three young Irish women who rented Berkeley apartment sue over tragic balcony collapse

Apr 12th 2016, 11:32 AM 29,032 Views 35 Comments

It was “only by the grace of God” that Caroline Conlan, Cliodhna Maloney and Aisling Tallon were not enveloped in the collapse.

# balcony-collapse - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible'
# Compensation
# Compensation

Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible'

Mar 30th 2016, 10:02 PM 13,781 Views 0 Comments

Yesterday it was confirmed that no criminal charges are going to be brought forward in the case.

# balcony-collapse - Friday 14 August, 2015

'We are truly very humbled by your kindness': Berkeley victim Clodagh Cogley settling in back in Dublin
# Home
# Home

'We are truly very humbled by your kindness': Berkeley victim Clodagh Cogley settling in back in Dublin

Aug 14th 2015, 3:07 PM 34,763 Views 12 Comments

Clodagh’s family shared a photo of her on the Golden Gate Bridge and thanked everyone for their generosity.

# balcony-collapse - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Mark English pays emotional tribute to UCD classmates who died in Berkeley tragedy
# Berkeley
From The42
# Berkeley

Mark English pays emotional tribute to UCD classmates who died in Berkeley tragedy

Jul 30th 2015, 4:35 PM 21,928 Views 1 Comment

English was in college with Lorcan Miller and Eimear Walsh.

# balcony-collapse - Monday 27 July, 2015

Berkeley parents: J1 students are 'genuine heroes who responded tenderly to the needs of our children'
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

Berkeley parents: J1 students are 'genuine heroes who responded tenderly to the needs of our children'

Jul 27th 2015, 8:04 AM 16,022 Views 6 Comments

The families of students injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse have expressed their thanks.

# balcony-collapse - Friday 24 July, 2015

Last night's concert for the Berkeley survivors was packed out... Here's how it went
# Raising Funds
# Raising Funds

Last night's concert for the Berkeley survivors was packed out... Here's how it went

Jul 24th 2015, 10:17 AM 13,893 Views 3 Comments

Even if you weren’t there, you can still donate.

# balcony-collapse - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Friends of Berkeley survivors are putting on a show tonight and bands are chipping in
# Fundraiser
# Fundraiser

Friends of Berkeley survivors are putting on a show tonight and bands are chipping in

Jul 23rd 2015, 10:05 PM 16,762 Views 7 Comments

You can donate as well even if you’re not there.

# balcony-collapse - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

'She has good and bad days' - Berkeley victim's cousin says she faces long road to recovery
# Aoife Beary
# Aoife Beary

'She has good and bad days' - Berkeley victim's cousin says she faces long road to recovery

Jul 22nd 2015, 7:46 AM 20,965 Views 2 Comments

A fundraising event is being held in Donnybrook in Dublin this weekend.

# balcony-collapse - Friday 10 July, 2015

'Jack faces a very tough ordeal in the months ahead'
# Berkeley Survivor
# Berkeley Survivor

'Jack faces a very tough ordeal in the months ahead'

Jul 10th 2015, 8:57 AM 44,271 Views 10 Comments

He was one of several people injured in the tragic balcony collapse.

# balcony-collapse - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Berkeley survivor is coming out of coma and communicating with her parents
# Aoife Beary
# Aoife Beary

Berkeley survivor is coming out of coma and communicating with her parents

Jul 9th 2015, 7:34 AM 21,847 Views 6 Comments

She is currently in the ICU.

# balcony-collapse - Friday 3 July, 2015

Friends organise benefit concert for Clodagh Cogley and Berkeley survivors
# The Academy
# The Academy

Friends organise benefit concert for Clodagh Cogley and Berkeley survivors

Jul 3rd 2015, 9:52 AM 29,399 Views 4 Comments

Jape and the Dublin Gospel Choir are going to perform.

# balcony-collapse - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Family of Berkeley survivor Clodagh Cogley post photos of her progress
# Balcony Collapse
# Balcony Collapse

Family of Berkeley survivor Clodagh Cogley post photos of her progress

Jul 2nd 2015, 3:52 PM 58,162 Views 27 Comments

The Trinity College student plans to return to Dublin after her treatment in San Francisco.

# balcony-collapse - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Company that built Berkeley complex seeks restraining order against investigators
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

Company that built Berkeley complex seeks restraining order against investigators

Jul 1st 2015, 11:33 AM 19,937 Views 10 Comments

Segue Construction is concerned that evidence might be altered in the absence of a company representative.

# balcony-collapse - Friday 26 June, 2015

'This is a criminal investigation': Property developers to be examined in balcony collapse inquiry
# Dry Rot
# Dry Rot

'This is a criminal investigation': Property developers to be examined in balcony collapse inquiry

Jun 26th 2015, 8:36 AM 11,115 Views 19 Comments

The DA has denied the investigation is the result of pressure from Ireland.

# balcony-collapse - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Police WILL be investigating the Berkeley balcony collapse after all
# U-turn
# U-turn

Police WILL be investigating the Berkeley balcony collapse after all

Jun 25th 2015, 7:39 AM 13,852 Views 8 Comments

They’ll be part of investigations led by the District Attorney’s Office.

# balcony-collapse - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

District attorney to examine balcony collapse as report blames rotten wood
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

District attorney to examine balcony collapse as report blames rotten wood

Jun 24th 2015, 8:11 AM 9,794 Views 9 Comments

Berkeley Police Department has said no criminal investigation is being carried out.

# balcony-collapse - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Eimear Walsh funeral hears of kind-hearted, generous and fun-loving young woman
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

Eimear Walsh funeral hears of kind-hearted, generous and fun-loving young woman

Jun 23rd 2015, 8:50 PM 43,082 Views 16 Comments

Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the life of the 21-year-old woman in Foxrock today.

Six Irish students remain in Californian hospitals, two still in serious condition
# Balcony Collapse
# Balcony Collapse

Six Irish students remain in Californian hospitals, two still in serious condition

Jun 23rd 2015, 8:00 AM 25,416 Views 6 Comments

Six Irish students remain in American hospitals.

# balcony-collapse - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Bodies of four Berkeley tragedy victims arrive home
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

Bodies of four Berkeley tragedy victims arrive home

Jun 21st 2015, 10:00 PM 89,463 Views 51 Comments

Their families have thanked everyone for their support.

# balcony-collapse - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Berkeley tragedy victims were "the products of what is best in Irish families"
# Rallying Around
# Rallying Around

Berkeley tragedy victims were "the products of what is best in Irish families"

Jun 20th 2015, 7:55 PM 31,295 Views 23 Comments

The Irish community, and those further afield, have rallied to support the families and the seven who remain injured in hospital.

Bodies of Berkeley tragedy victims to be flown home
# Coming Home
# Coming Home

Bodies of Berkeley tragedy victims to be flown home

Jun 20th 2015, 8:07 AM 26,592 Views 11 Comments

The families of four of the victims attended a vigil for them last night and a funeral for two of the students will take place later today.

# balcony-collapse - Friday 19 June, 2015

Remains of four students killed at Berkeley will arrive in Dublin on Sunday morning
# Rest In Peace
# Rest In Peace

Remains of four students killed at Berkeley will arrive in Dublin on Sunday morning

Jun 19th 2015, 10:50 PM 72,310 Views 70 Comments

The remains are to be released to families this evening.

'It's such a sad time, I feel it all over the country' - Enda Kenny
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

'It's such a sad time, I feel it all over the country' - Enda Kenny

Jun 19th 2015, 1:55 PM 22,697 Views 15 Comments

The Taoiseach says he intends to meet the bereaved families whenever it is appropriate to do so.

# balcony-collapse - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Ireland rallies around to support families of Berkeley tragedy
# RIP
# RIP

Ireland rallies around to support families of Berkeley tragedy

Jun 18th 2015, 10:40 PM 41,682 Views 10 Comments

Books of condolences have been opened throughout the country.

Collapsed balcony that killed six was 'meant for decoration' claims former city official
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

Collapsed balcony that killed six was 'meant for decoration' claims former city official

Jun 18th 2015, 7:51 AM 39,234 Views 50 Comments

The mayor of the city said the wood supporting the balcony was likely rotted.

# balcony-collapse - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Berkeley Mayor says fatal balcony collapse was 'more than likely' caused by water damage
# Balcony Collapse
# Balcony Collapse

Berkeley Mayor says fatal balcony collapse was 'more than likely' caused by water damage

Jun 17th 2015, 11:01 PM 115,346 Views 83 Comments

Investigators believe the wood was not sealed properly at the time of construction.

The New York Times says it never intended to blame victims of the Berkeley tragedy
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

The New York Times says it never intended to blame victims of the Berkeley tragedy

Jun 17th 2015, 7:45 PM 83,065 Views 111 Comments

The paper said the deaths “cast a pall” on the J1 visa programme, which the students were travelling on.

J1 students directly affected by Berkeley tragedy can get a free flight back to Ireland
# Insurance
# Insurance

J1 students directly affected by Berkeley tragedy can get a free flight back to Ireland

Jun 17th 2015, 3:45 PM 59,183 Views 36 Comments

Medical expenses of up to €7.5 million will also be covered by insurance.

Insensitive reporting over the Berkeley tragedy was akin to victim blaming
# Opinion
# Opinion

Insensitive reporting over the Berkeley tragedy was akin to victim blaming

Jun 17th 2015, 8:30 AM 82 Views 15 Comments

Controversial media coverage in Ireland the US has caused widespread offence in the aftermath of six young people losing their lives.

'We will all share the loss': Tributes paid to Irish students tragically killed in balcony collapse
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

'We will all share the loss': Tributes paid to Irish students tragically killed in balcony collapse

Jun 17th 2015, 7:45 AM 65,330 Views 29 Comments

A book of condolences is to open in Dublin tomorrow.

# balcony-collapse - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Irish students killed in balcony collapse named by US authorities
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

Irish students killed in balcony collapse named by US authorities

Jun 16th 2015, 11:28 PM 98,776 Views 52 Comments

A press conference was held by the Office of the Coroner in Oakland.

# balcony-collapse - Friday 21 November, 2014

Two dead after balcony collapses in London
# Chelsea
# Chelsea

Two dead after balcony collapses in London

Nov 21st 2014, 2:28 PM 26,282 Views 20 Comments

A further six people were injured.