Elena Tice: the 17-year-old from Loreto, a cricket international at 13, has been included in Ireland’s hockey squad.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When a player called up to the Irish senior panel has a 1997 date of birth, time is moving a little too fast. But having made her cricket debut for I(...)

Aoife Beary was celebrating her 21st birthday at the time of the collapse.

J1 student Aoife Beary, who was seriously injured after a balcony collapse in Berkeley that killed six students last month, has started to wake up fro(...)

Aoife Beary, who was injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse.

Six Dublin students injured in last month’s balcony collapse in Berkeley who are still being treated in California have made “tremendous” progress, ac(...)

The remains of Olivia Burke arrive at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The funeral of Berkeley balcony collapse victim Olivia Burke (21) was held in Dublin on Wednesday morning. Ms Burke’s remains arrived at the Our Lad(...)

The hearse carrying the coffin of  Eimear Walsh, one of the victim’s of the Berkeley balcony collapse, arrives at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, in Foxrock, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Hundreds of mourners at the funeral of Eimear Walsh (21) were told that she was “beautiful person” and a “wonderful daughter and sister”. Her father (...)

Mourners for those who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse this week outside a Mass held   at UCD’s Belfield campus  on Friday  afternoon. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Silence is an eloquent requiem. It permeated the air around the church of UCD Belfield in south Dublin, as hundreds gathered on a gentle, sunny June d(...)

 Eimear Walsh (21), a third year medical student at UCD, who died in the Berkeley tragedy.

Eimear Walsh (21) was a third year medical student at UCD, as was Lorcan Miller, another of the students who died. She had attended Loreto College Fox(...)

Olivia Burke, an entrepreneurship and management student at IADT, who died in the Berkeley tragedy.

A former student of Loreto College Foxrock, Olivia Burke (21) had been due to begin her fourth year in college at Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Desi(...)

Loreto College, Foxrock, past pupil Eimear Walsh, one of two past pupils of the college who died in Tuesday’s Berkeley tragedy in California, US

Mourners gathered at a Mass at Loreto College, Foxrock, for two past pupils who died in the Berkeley tragedy. Olivia Burke and Eimear Walsh were amon(...)

Six Irish students have been confirmed dead in Berkeley California. They are (clockwise from top left): Eimear Walsh (21), Olivia Burke (21), Ashley Donohoe (22), Lorcán Miller (21), Niccolai Schuster (21) and Eoghan Culligan (21).

Eimear Walsh (21) Eimear Walsh, a medicine student at UCD, has a brother named Robert. She had listed her spoken languages on Facebook as English, Iri(...)