New California law will allow inspections of balconies every six years

The governor of California has signed a bill into law to allow inspections of apartment balconies following the Berkeley tragedy that killed six Irish students in 2015.

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Plaque unveiled in US commemorating victims of Berkeley balcony collapse

Five of the students were from Dublin visiting the states while another, a cousin of one of the victims, was from America.

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Students killed in Berkeley balcony collapse remembered in US

The six students who were killed in the Berkeley balcony collapse have been remembered in the US.

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Families of Berkeley balcony collapse victims gather to mark third anniversary

Family members of those who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse will gather to remember their loved ones later at a ceremony in California.

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Memorial plaque for students who died in Berkeley balcony collapse unveiled today

A memorial plaque dedicated to six students who died in Berkeley, California in 2015 will be unveiled later today.

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Partial settlement reached in case of Berkeley balcony collapse

Five Irish students and one Irish-American woman lost their lives in June 2015 when a fifth-floor balcony collapsed during 21st birthday celebrations.

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Bill prompted by Berkeley balcony collapse passes committee stage

A new law to make America's construction industry more transparent is a step closer today - after passing a vital committee stage.

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Today marks exactly one year since Berkeley tragedy

Services will be held in memory of those who died in Berkeley today, one year from the date of the tragedy.

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Three Irish Berkeley roommates sue after balcony collapse

Three Irish women who left a balcony seconds before it collapsed, killing six college students, have sued the builders, owners and managers of the Berkeley building.

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No criminal charges to be brought in relation to Berkeley balcony tragedy

The Alameda County District Attorney has announced that her office will not be filing criminal charges in relation to the Berkeley balcony collapse last June.

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Lawsuits filed over California balcony collapse that killed Irish students

The families of five Irish students killed when a California balcony collapsed have filed lawsuits over the incident.

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Lawsuits filed in Berkeley balcony deaths

The families of five Irish students killed when a California balcony collapsed have filed lawsuits over the incident.

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President Higgins honours Berkeley victims

President Michael D Higgins travelled to California to honour the victims of a balcony collapse that killed six college students and injured several others.

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President Higgins to plant a tree in Berkeley in memory of the six Irish students who died

Today President Michael D Higgins will plant a tree in Berkeley in memory of the six Irish students who died there in June.

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VIDEO: Berkeley tragedy survivor Niall Murray speaks for first time

An Irish college student injured in a balcony collapse in Berkeley, California, has said that he felt guilty he lived when six other young people died.

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Priest helping Berkeley victims: 'I think about them all the time'

A priest who has been helping the victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse said he had been changed by the experience.

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Berkeley survivor Clodagh Cogley returns to Ireland

Clodagh Cogley, one the seven people injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse, has returned Ireland.

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Berkeley families thank those who 'tenderly' cared for their children

Relatives of four of the victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse have thanked the public for their support, and appealed for time and space for the young people to recover.

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Donnybrook hosts fundraiser for Berkeley balcony victim Aoife Beary

Friends and supporters of Berkeley victim Aoife Beary are holding a fundraising event at Donnybrook Stadium in Dublin today.

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Aoife Beary's family grateful for community support

Aoife Beary's family is again thanking those who have helped them since the Berkeley balcony collapse.

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Man United to hold minutes silence for Berkeley victims at US friendly

A minutes silence will be held before Manchester United's pre-season game as a tribute to those killed and injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse.

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Almost €400,000 donated to Berkeley fund

Nearly €400,000 has been donated to a fund providing assistance to families of students killed or injured in the Berkeley tragedy.

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Berkeley approves new building standards after balcony collapse

The city of Berkeley, California, has approved new building standards in the aftermath of a balcony collapse that left six people dead.

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Berkeley injured Aoife Beary wakes from coma

Aoife Beary, one of the survivors of the Berkeley balcony collapse, has woken from her coma and is no longer in a critical condition.

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Berkeley balcony passed 2014 inspection

The balcony in Berkeley which collapsed last month – killing six students – passed an inspection less than a year ago, according to reports.

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Berkeley probe: DA to bring 'all of our expertise' to bear

The District Attorney of Alameda County is to consider a case for involuntary manslaughter in the investigation into the Berkeley balcony collapse.

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Criminal probe into Berkeley balcony collapse confirmed

Prosecutors in the San Francisco Bay Area have said they will lead a criminal investigation into the Berkeley balcony collapse that killed six Irish college students.

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Father remembers ‘extrovert’ Lorcán at final Berkeley funeral

The funeral of Lorcán Miller has heard he was an extrovert who loved life and was a natural leader.

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Formal investigation launched into Berkeley balcony tragedy

A formal investigation has been launched into the balcony collapse in Berkeley, in which six young people died.

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Final Berkeley funeral to take place today, as injured Clodagh posts moving Facebook message

The funeral of Berkeley balcony collapse victim Lorcán Miller will take place this morning.

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Berkeley balcony collapse victim will 'live happiest life possible' in honour of friends

A student who was seriously injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse has written on social media about her recovery post-fall, and has said that she intends to live the ‘happiest and most fulfilling life possible.”

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Berkeley victim's brother 'split in two' by loss

Niccolai Schuster’s brother Alexei broke down as he told mourners at the funeral how he felt split in two at the loss.

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LISTEN: Berkeley victims remembered at Dublin funerals

Thousands of mourners have gathered to pay their respects for a second day as two more funerals related to the Berkeley balcony collapse took place.

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Dublin holds funerals for two more Berkeley victims

Friends and family of two more victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse will gather to remember them today in Dublin.

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Berkeley balcony should have held two tonnes, city says

A week after the balcony collapse that killed six students and injured seven others, the City of Berkeley has released an interim report noting severe dry rot in the balcony's wooden supports.

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Berkeley balcony beams 'rotted'

A balcony that snapped off an apartment building in California and led to the deaths of six students was supported by wooden beams that had been badly rotted by water damage, according to inspectors.

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Berkeley funerals: Hundreds attend Mass for victims

Hundreds of mourners are attending the funeral of Eoghan Culligan in Rathfarnham.

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First Berkley victims laid to rest today

The first funerals for the victims of the Berkeley tragedy take place today.

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Berkeley tragedy: Olivia Burke's remains arrive home

The remains of the final Irish victim of the Berkeley balcony collapse has returned to Dublin.

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Remains of Berkeley victim Olivia Burke to arrive home today

The remains of Olivia Burke are due to arrive home in Ireland from the US this morning.

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Bodies of four Berkeley tragedy victims arrive at Dublin Airport

The plane carrying four of the victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse and their families has arrived in Dublin Airport.

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Bodies of four Berkeley victims due home today; families release statement

Four of the six students who lost their lives in the Berkeley balcony collapse are on their final journey home.

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The Script pays tribute to Berkeley victims

The Script have paid tribute to the victims of the Berkeley balcony disaster on stage in Croke Park.

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US balcony victims Ashley and Olivia 'had twins bond'

Two cousins who were among the victims killed when a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California, have been remembered as kind, fun-loving young women who shared a bond of twins even though they grew up an ocean apart.

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Berkeley victims 'struck by tragedy at beautiful moment in their lives'

A special Mass to remember the victims of the Berkeley tragedy has taken place at the Pro-Cathedral in Dublin this evening.

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Archbishop of Dublin to celebrate special mass for Berkeley tragedy

The Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Diarmuid Martin will celebrate a special mass at Dublin's Pro-Cathedral this evening in memory of the .

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Families gather for Berkeley tragedy vigil; funerals to begin today

Relatives and dozens of fellow Irish students have gathered at a church for a vigil remembering four of the six young people killed in the California balcony collapse.

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Enda Kenny to meet Berkeley victims' families 'when time is right'

The Taoiseach says he hopes to meet with the families of the victims of the Berkeley disaster.

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Families of balcony collapse victims lay flowers at Berkeley memorial

The families of some of those killed and injured in the Berkeley balcony collapsed have laid flowers at a memorial to the victims near the scene.

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Builders of Berkeley apartment sued for similar building failings

Local court reports have shown that the builder of the Berkeley apartments had paid off more than $6m (€5.2m) in law suits because of bad balcony building practices.

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UCD to hold memorial service for Berkeley victims

UCD is to hold a memorial service, in honour of those who died and were injured in Berkeley, later today.

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Mayor of Berkeley supports criminal investigation 'if appropriate'

The Mayor of Berkeley says he would support a criminal investigation into how a balcony collapsed killing six Irish students on Monday night, if shoddy workmanship is found to be a factor.

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Schweinsteiger pays tribute to tragic Berkeley victim Nick Schuster

German footballer Bastian Schweinsteiger has paid tribute to Nick Schuster, one of the six Irish students who died after a balcony collapsed in California on Monday night.

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WATCH: RTÉ’s beautiful tribute to Berkeley victims

RTÉ closed its Nine O'Clock news last night with an emotional tribute to the six Irish victims of the Berkeley tragedy.

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American fund donates $100,000 to Berkeley Irish groups

The American Ireland Fund has donated US $100,000 to help those affected by the Berkeley balcony collapse.

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Mary McAleese tells New York Times: Shame on you for Berkeley article

Former Irish President Mary McAleese has said the New York Times "should be hanging its head in shame" for its controversial article on the Berkeley balcony collapse.

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Hundreds mourn Berkeley victims at memorial Mass

Hundreds of people have attended a Mass for victims of the recent balcony collapse in Berkeley.

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Rotten wood blamed for Berkeley balcony collapse

Rotted wooden beams are the likely cause of the Berkeley balcony collapse that killed six students, the US city’s mayor has signalled.

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