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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 (...)

Flender co-founders Oli Cavanagh and Kristjan Koik

Dublin-headquartered fintech start-up Flender, whose backers include former EY Entrepreneur of the Year award winner Mark Roden, is set to announce a (...)

The Sona 10 co-working space in Newmarket, Dublin 8.

A crowdfunding campaign has been set up to establish a new co-working space in Newmarket Square in Dublin’s Liberties. Sona 10 Newmarket, which is l(...)

Between 2010 and 2015, more than 3,200 H-1B visas were issued to Irish citizens. Photograph: iStock

Irish tech firms and skilled IT workers may be nervous about plans by US president Donald Trump to overhaul work-visa programmes, but they could ultim(...)

Flender co-founders Oli Cavanagh and Kristjan Koik: “The UK market is 300 times bigger than Ireland and you can’t really even open your doors for business unless you have FCA authorisation,” said Mr Cavanagh.

Dublin-headquartered fintech start-up Flender is looking to raise €1 million in funding after receiving full authorisation from the UK financial regul(...)

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(...)

Young mourners, many J1 students, attend a candlelight vigil in Berkeley the night after the Irish students were killed when a balcony in an apartment collapsed during a party. Photograph: Beck Diefenbach/AP Photo

He is an Irish guy, originally from Longford. A year on, he is still unnamed. He runs a small landscaping business up in Vallejo in the northern part (...)

Workers examine the broken joists of the fourth story balcony that collapsed and killed six Irish students at the Library Gardens Apartments in Berkeley, California. Photograph: The New York Times

California lawmakers intend to legislate against construction practices which may have lead to the Berkeley balcony collapse last June that killed six(...)

 President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins pause in front of a tree planted to memorialise six students who died in Berkeley, California. Photograph:Noah Berger/Reuters

President Michael D Higgins evoked an Irish saying, “Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine” – “In the shadow of each other, we live” – when recallin(...)

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