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Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed at least 6 people. (CBS)

Dry Rot Confirmed As Cause Of Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse

A balcony that snapped off an apartment building and led to the deaths of six college students was supported by wooden beams that had been badly rotted by exposure to moisture, building inspectors in Berkeley said Tuesday.

06/23/2015

A woman cries as she leaves flowers at the scene of a balcony collapse at an apartment building near UC Berkeley on June 16, 2015 in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hundreds Mourn Irish Students Killed In Berkeley Balcony Collapse At Oakland Church

About 300 people, including some of their fellow Irish students, attended a somber Catholic Mass at Oakland’s cathedral for the six Irish students killed in a Berkeley balcony collapse.

06/17/2015

A woman cries as she leaves flowers at the scene of a balcony collapse at an apartment building near UC Berkeley on June 16, 2015 in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

East Bay Irish Priest Details Heartbreak As He Comforts Friends of Victims In Berkeley Balcony Collapse

Father Aidan McAleenan spent the initial hours after the tragedy comforting victims and their friends at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.

06/17/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse Linked To Water-Damaged Wooden Beams

The Berkeley mayor says the city should revisit its building codes after a balcony in an approved building collapsed, killing six people and injuring seven more.

06/17/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed at least 6 people. (CBS)

6 Dead, 7 Injured After Berkeley Balcony Collapse During 21st Birthday Party For Irish Citizen

A balcony at a Berkeley apartment complex collapsed early Tuesday morning, killing six people and wounding at least seven who plunged from several stories up.

06/16/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Experts: Berkeley Balcony Collapse ‘Shouldn’t Have Happened’

A construction & premises safety expert weighs in on the deadly Berkeley balcony collapse and the potential factors that could have contributed to the structure’s failure when at least 13 people plunged when it gave way.

06/16/2015

Supporters react outside Dublin Castle following the announcement of the result of the same-sex marriage referendum in Dublin on May 23, 2015. Ireland on Saturday became the first country in the world to approve gay marriage by popular vote as crowds cheered in Dublin in a spectacular setback for the once all-powerful Catholic Church.  (PAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images)

Ireland Becomes Gay Wedding Destination Overnight After Voters Approve Same-Sex Marriage

As fast as Irish voters said ‘aye’ to same sex-marriage, Ireland opened its arms to same-sex couples looking for a welcome spot to get hitched.

05/26/2015

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25 Irish Musicians & Bands To Rock Out To On St. Patrick’s Day 2015

PHOTOS: This St. Patrick’s Day, see how Irish you REALLY are. Which of these 25 artists’ and bands’ albums do you own?

03/04/2015

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St. Patrick’s Day 2015 Events Around The Bay Area — Eventful Listings For March 17, 2015

From an 80s music bash to huge parades, singles dances, pub crawls, and more than a few brewfests, the Bay Area is exploding with Irish fun on March 17th, 2015!

03/04/2015

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Are You Irish? You Could Get A Free Educational Trip To Ireland

American Irish eyes between 18 and 26-years-old will be smiling if a certain proposal passes in Ireland. They will have a chance to travel to Ireland and study about Gaelic culture and history for free.

01/20/2015

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