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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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

'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.

# berkeley - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Last postcard sent home by Lorcán Miller read out at funeral

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

Police WILL be investigating the Berkeley balcony collapse after all

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'

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."

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

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

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

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

District attorney to examine balcony collapse as report blames rotten wood

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

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

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'

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

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

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

Six Irish students remain in American hospitals.

# berkeley - Monday 22 June, 2015

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

The first of the funerals will take place tomorrow.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

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

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

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

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

Their families have thanked everyone for their support.

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

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

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"

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the weekend. Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

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.

# berkeley - Friday 19 June, 2015

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.

The 9 at 9: Friday

You’re this close to the weekend. Here’s all you need to know this morning.

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

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

Books of condolences have been opened throughout the country.

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

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

This is a classy touch from the German footballer.

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

The former president says she herself was a J1 student.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s almost Friday… here are all the big stories you need to know as you start your day.

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 - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

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.

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

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

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

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