Men place candles during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse in Berkeley, California in 2015. Photograph: Reuters

California has signed a Bill into law requiring the waterproofing of apartment balconies to be regularly inspected in response to the 2015 tragedy in (...)

The six students who were killed when the balcony collapsed at the Library Gardens Apartments in Berkeley, California: (Top left to right) Ashley Donohoe, Eoghan Culligan, Olivia Burke. (Bottom left to right) Nick Schuster, Eimear Walsh, and Lorcan Miller.

The US construction firm which built the apartments in Berkeley, California where five Irish students and an Irish American woman died after a balcony(...)

The students who were killed when the balcony collapsed at the Library Gardens Apartments, in Berkeley, California (Top LtoR) Ashley Donohoe, Eoghan Culligan, Olivia Burke, (Bottom LtoR) Nick Schuster, Eimear Walsh, and Lorcan Miller. Photograph: The Irish Times

The mother of the Irish-American student killed in last year’s Berkeley balcony collapse has said that she “will not rest” until new standards are int(...)

The students who were killed when the balcony collapsed at the Library Gardens Apartments, in Berkeley, California (Top LtoR) Ashley Donohoe, Eoghan Culligan, Olivia Burke, (Bottom LtoR) Nick Schuster, Eimear Walsh, and Lorcan Miller.

The mother of one of the six students killed in the Berkeley balcony collapse has spoken publicly for the first time, urging legislators in California(...)

 Friends of Aoife Beary, Eoin Thompson and Niamh Durcan, with Jenny Greene (left) and Nicky Byrne.

A student who survived the Berkeley balcony collapse in California last summer is said to be recovering very well from injuries which had left her fig(...)

The students who were killed when the balcony collapsed at the Library Gardens Apartments, in Berkeley, California, in June: (top left to right) Ashley Donohoe, Eoghan Culligan, Olivia Burke, (bottom left to right) Nick Schuster, Eimear Walsh, and Lorcán Miller.

The parents of all students killed and injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse in June have filed legal actions in California. Parents of the six st(...)

Niall Murray (in red shirt) and Dr James Crew (to his left) give a press conference last week,  three months after six students died and seven  more were injured in a balcony collapse in Berkeley,  at a press conference at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California.

Another of the seven Irish students injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse in California in June has returned to Ireland. Niall Murray (21), from R(...)

UCD students and faculty members  photographed in the college’s Garden of Rememberence where a moment’s silence was held for  the students who died and were injured in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Members of the families of the three UCD students who died in the Berkeley tragedy were joined by hundreds of classmates and peers at Belfield on Wedn(...)

Aoife Beary: returned to Dublin on a flight from San Francisco

Aoife Beary, one of seven Irish students injured in the balcony collapse in Berkeley in June, has returned home to Ireland to continue the recovery fr(...)

Aoife Beary (21), who suffered a traumatic brain injury in the Berkeley balcony collapse, faces a long road  towards recovery.

Irish rugby star Jonathan Sexton has donated his 50th cap jersey as part of an online auction in aid of Aoife Beary, one of the survivors of the Be(...)

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