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# berkeley - Monday 6 July, 2015

'A long road to recovery': Parents of Berkeley survivor optimistic, but daughter remains in critical condition
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'A long road to recovery': Parents of Berkeley survivor optimistic, but daughter remains in critical condition

Jul 6th 2015, 7:26 PM 32,826 Views 7 Comments

Aoife Beary was celebrating her 21st birthday the night the balcony at the Berkeley apartment collapsed.

# berkeley - 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 29,397 Views 4 Comments

Jape and the Dublin Gospel Choir are going to perform.

# berkeley - 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.

# berkeley - 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.

# berkeley - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Dublin GAA club launch fundraising campaign for member seriously injured in Berkeley
# Judes For Jack
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# Judes For Jack

Dublin GAA club launch fundraising campaign for member seriously injured in Berkeley

Jun 27th 2015, 1:12 PM 40,839 Views 15 Comments

Jack Halpin remains in hospital in California.

# berkeley - 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 11,113 Views 19 Comments

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

# berkeley - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Last postcard sent home by Lorcán Miller read out at funeral
# RIP
# RIP

Last postcard sent home by Lorcán Miller read out at funeral

Jun 25th 2015, 10:57 PM 55,772 Views 13 Comments

Lorcán is the last of the victims to be laid to rest this week.

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.

'Life is short. I intend to honour those who died by living the happiest and most fulfilling life possible'
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

'Life is short. I intend to honour those who died by living the happiest and most fulfilling life possible'

Jun 25th 2015, 5:53 AM 38,084 Views 27 Comments

Clodagh Cogley, one of the survivors of the Berkeley balcony collapse, has written an inspirational message on Facebook.

# berkeley - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

"I looked up to you more than you can imagine, the king of tomfoolery."
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

"I looked up to you more than you can imagine, the king of tomfoolery."

Jun 24th 2015, 10:45 PM 53,648 Views 14 Comments

The funeral mass for Berkeley victim Niccolai Schuster was held today.

Hozier gives touching tribute at Olivia Burke's funeral by performing last song
# RIP
# RIP

Hozier gives touching tribute at Olivia Burke's funeral by performing last song

Jun 24th 2015, 10:41 PM 63,997 Views 17 Comments

Olivia Burke’s father said today was to be a celebration of his daughter’s life.

Erin Brockovich tells Berkeley families it's her "duty" to offer them assistance
# Justice
# Justice

Erin Brockovich tells Berkeley families it's her "duty" to offer them assistance

Jun 24th 2015, 4:08 PM 33,334 Views 22 Comments

“No words from me or anybody else can ease their pain.”

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 9,793 Views 9 Comments

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

Report on Berkeley balcony collapse finds wooden beams had severe dry rot
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Report on Berkeley balcony collapse finds wooden beams had severe dry rot

Jun 24th 2015, 6:00 AM 35,594 Views 49 Comments

The City Building and Safety Division issued a summary of initial findings last night from the investigation of the fatal balcony failure a week ago.

# berkeley - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

'Eoghan was our translator, sense-maker and peacemaker. He was our wiser brother'
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

'Eoghan was our translator, sense-maker and peacemaker. He was our wiser brother'

Jun 23rd 2015, 8:50 PM 58,087 Views 16 Comments

All members of the Culligan family spoke about the heartbreak of losing their son, brother, best friend and boyfriend.

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 43,075 Views 16 Comments

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

Dublin fans to pay touching tribute to Berkeley victims and Harris brothers on Sunday
# Gone But Not Forgotten
From The42
# Gone But Not Forgotten

Dublin fans to pay touching tribute to Berkeley victims and Harris brothers on Sunday

Jun 23rd 2015, 6:29 PM 8,832 Views 6 Comments

Hill 16 supporters group are organising a minute’s applause.

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 25,410 Views 6 Comments

Six Irish students remain in American hospitals.

# berkeley - Monday 22 June, 2015

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland
# RIP
# RIP

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:50 PM 40,418 Views 27 Comments

The first of the funerals will take place tomorrow.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Jun 22nd 2015, 12:55 PM 9,717 Views 2 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Shane Lowry wore black all week at the US Open in tribute to Berkeley victims
# Nice Touch
From The42
# Nice Touch

Shane Lowry wore black all week at the US Open in tribute to Berkeley victims

Jun 22nd 2015, 9:01 AM 7,858 Views 4 Comments

The Offaly man played his way to even par and a share of ninth on a tough Major course.

# berkeley - 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 89,460 Views 51 Comments

Their families have thanked everyone for their support.

Poignant scenes around the country as GAA pays tribute to the Berkeley tragedy victims
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Poignant scenes around the country as GAA pays tribute to the Berkeley tragedy victims

Jun 21st 2015, 9:30 AM 6,699 Views 0 Comments

A minute’s silence was held before every inter-county game on Saturday.

# berkeley - 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 31,294 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 26,591 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.

# berkeley - 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 72,308 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 22,696 Views 15 Comments

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

Aer Lingus has really come through for Irish people affected by the Berkeley tragedy
# Compassion
# Compassion

Aer Lingus has really come through for Irish people affected by the Berkeley tragedy

Jun 19th 2015, 8:43 AM 67,132 Views 70 Comments

The airline has been commended online for the sensitivity with which they have handled the situation.

# berkeley - 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 41,681 Views 10 Comments

Books of condolences have been opened throughout the country.

Bastian Schweinsteiger pays tribute to Irish student who lost his life in Berkeley tragedy
# Lovely Touch
From The42
# Lovely Touch

Bastian Schweinsteiger pays tribute to Irish student who lost his life in Berkeley tragedy

Jun 18th 2015, 2:30 PM 52,111 Views 13 Comments

This is a classy touch from the German footballer.

Mary McAleese: "Utterly offensive" New York Times reached for "lazy tabloid stereotype"
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

Mary McAleese: "Utterly offensive" New York Times reached for "lazy tabloid stereotype"

Jun 18th 2015, 11:10 AM 36,605 Views 102 Comments

The former president says she herself was a J1 student.

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 39,232 Views 50 Comments

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

# berkeley - 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.

Galway newsagent removed two papers from shelves in protest of 'insensitive' Berkeley images
# Front Page
# Front Page

Galway newsagent removed two papers from shelves in protest of 'insensitive' Berkeley images

Jun 17th 2015, 9:58 PM 40,306 Views 29 Comments

The owner of the family run shop said it never removed a publication before.

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 83,060 Views 111 Comments

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

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 80 Views 15 Comments

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