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#balcony collapse

# balcony-collapse - Thursday 15 September, 2016

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

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

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

“My birthday will always be their anniversary.”

# balcony-collapse - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

'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.

# balcony-collapse - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

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.

# balcony-collapse - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

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.

# balcony-collapse - Friday 14 August, 2015

'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.

# balcony-collapse - Thursday 30 July, 2015

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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'

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

# balcony-collapse - Thursday 9 July, 2015

# balcony-collapse - Friday 3 July, 2015

Friends organise benefit concert for Clodagh Cogley and Berkeley survivors

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

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

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 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.

# balcony-collapse - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Police WILL be investigating the Berkeley balcony collapse after all

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 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

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.

# balcony-collapse - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Bodies of four Berkeley tragedy victims arrive home

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"

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.

# balcony-collapse - 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.

# balcony-collapse - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Ireland rallies around to support families of Berkeley tragedy RIP

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.

# balcony-collapse - 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.

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.

# balcony-collapse - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Irish students killed in balcony collapse named by US authorities

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

A further six people were injured.