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October 5, 2018

Memorial plaque unveiled to honour students who died in Berkeley balcony tragedy in 2015

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Members of the families of those killed in the 2015 Berkeley balcony tragedy attended an memorial plaque unveiling yesterday in California.

Irish students Eoghan Culligan, Niccolai Schuster, Lorcán Miller, Eimear Walsh and Olivia Burke, and Olivia’s Irish-American cousin Ashley Donohoe were all killed when an apartment balcony collapsed in June 2015.

Seven other Irish students were also injured in the incident.

Family members of three of those who died attended the plaque’s unveiling alongside Ireland’s Ambassador to the United States, Dan Mulhall and the Mayor of the City of Berkeley, Jesse Arreguin.

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