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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# balcony collapse

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'The balcony collapse that killed my daughter was not an isolated event'
A new law aimed at preventing further tragedies was signed in today.
California Senate unanimously passes construction reform bill after Berkeley tragedy
The bill hopes to ensure greater oversight and improve building standards by identifying “bad actors” in the industry.
'I miss my friends so much': Berkeley balcony survivor speaks out about tragedy
“My birthday will always be their anniversary.”
'My daughter and her friends should still be alive'
Jackie Donohoe’s daughter Ashley and Ashley’s cousin Olivia Burke died after the accident in June 2015.
Three young Irish women who rented Berkeley apartment sue over tragic balcony collapse
It was “only by the grace of God” that Caroline Conlan, Cliodhna Maloney and Aisling Tallon were not enveloped in the collapse.
Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible'
Yesterday it was confirmed that no criminal charges are going to be brought forward in the case.
'We are truly very humbled by your kindness': Berkeley victim Clodagh Cogley settling in back in Dublin
Clodagh’s family shared a photo of her on the Golden Gate Bridge and thanked everyone for their generosity.
Mark English pays emotional tribute to UCD classmates who died in Berkeley tragedy
English was in college with Lorcan Miller and Eimear Walsh.
Berkeley parents: J1 students are 'genuine heroes who responded tenderly to the needs of our children'
The families of students injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse have expressed their thanks.
Last night's concert for the Berkeley survivors was packed out... Here's how it went
Even if you weren’t there, you can still donate.
Friends of Berkeley survivors are putting on a show tonight and bands are chipping in
You can donate as well even if you’re not there.
'She has good and bad days' - Berkeley victim's cousin says she faces long road to recovery
A fundraising event is being held in Donnybrook in Dublin this weekend.
'Jack faces a very tough ordeal in the months ahead'
He was one of several people injured in the tragic balcony collapse.
Berkeley survivor is coming out of coma and communicating with her parents
She is currently in the ICU.
Friends organise benefit concert for Clodagh Cogley and Berkeley survivors
Jape and the Dublin Gospel Choir are going to perform.
Family of Berkeley survivor Clodagh Cogley post photos of her progress
The Trinity College student plans to return to Dublin after her treatment in San Francisco.
Company that built Berkeley complex seeks restraining order against investigators
Segue Construction is concerned that evidence might be altered in the absence of a company representative.
'This is a criminal investigation': Property developers to be examined in balcony collapse inquiry
The DA has denied the investigation is the result of pressure from Ireland.
Police WILL be investigating the Berkeley balcony collapse after all
They’ll be part of investigations led by the District Attorney’s Office.
District attorney to examine balcony collapse as report blames rotten wood
Berkeley Police Department has said no criminal investigation is being carried out.
Eimear Walsh funeral hears of kind-hearted, generous and fun-loving young woman
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
Six Irish students remain in American hospitals.
Bodies of four Berkeley tragedy victims arrive home
Their families have thanked everyone for their support.
Berkeley tragedy victims were "the products of what is best in Irish families"
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
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.
Remains of four students killed at Berkeley will arrive in Dublin on Sunday morning
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
The Taoiseach says he intends to meet the bereaved families whenever it is appropriate to do so.
Ireland rallies around to support families of Berkeley tragedy
Books of condolences have been opened throughout the country.
Collapsed balcony that killed six was 'meant for decoration' claims former city official
The mayor of the city said the wood supporting the balcony was likely rotted.
Berkeley Mayor says fatal balcony collapse was 'more than likely' caused by water damage
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
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
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
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
A book of condolences is to open in Dublin tomorrow.
Irish students killed in balcony collapse named by US authorities
A press conference was held by the Office of the Coroner in Oakland.
Two dead after balcony collapses in London
A further six people were injured.