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 The funeral of Eimear Walsh, one of the victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse, at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Foxrock, Co Dublin on June 23rd, 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The father of Eimear Walsh (21) spoke of the terrible feelings of helplessness when he and his family heard the news that his daughter was critically (...)

Olivia Burke was one of the six victims who died in the balcony collapse in Berkeley, California.

The remains of Dublin student Olivia Burke (21) left San Francisco yesterday evening on an overnight flight to Ireland, arriving today. Her cas(...)

A message left near the scene of the  balcony collapse  which killed six Irish students in Berkeley, California: Fr Brendan McBride said he was heartbroken for the suffering of the families of those affected by the tragedy. Photograph: Peter DaSilva/EPA

The Irish students who died in Berkeley last week were remembered with the African American shooting victims in South Carolina at a memorial Mass in S(...)

The families of four of the Irish students killed in Berkeley who are arriving into Dublin on Sunday praised the students in the apartment on the nigh(...)

Silent tribute: a vigil in Berkeley for the six Irish students who died and others who were injured when a balcony collapsed at a birthday party. Photograph: Josh EdelsonAFP/Getty

‘I only knew Nick for about a month and a half,” says Gina Trombino. She is the bartender at the Sliderbar restaurant, where Nick Schuster worked as a(...)

Mourners place flowers at the scene of the balcony collapse near the University of California Berkeley campus. Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

Medical staff are closely monitoring two Irish women still in a critical condition after they fell from a fourth-floor collapsed balcony at a 21st bir(...)

Workers remove part of the fourth floor balcony that fell off at the Library Gardens apartment complex in Berkeley. Seven supporting beams gave way. Photograph: Jeff Chiu/AP

Fr Brendan McBride, who runs San Francisco’s Irish Immigration Pastoral Centre, has been helping Irish students who were at Tuesday’s birthday party i(...)

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