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Balcony collapse: Tributes to Irish students who died

Tributes have been paid to the six students, five of them from the Republic of Ireland, who died after a balcony collapsed during a birthday party in Berkeley, California.

They were: Olivia Burke, 21; Eoghan Culligan, 21; Niccolai Schuster, 21; Lorcan Miller, 21 and Eimear Walsh, 21, all with addresses in the Republic of Ireland, and Ashley Donohoe, 22, from Rohnert Park, California.

BBC News NI's Shane Harrison reports from Dublin.

  • 17 Jun 2015
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