Berkeley one year on: US Ambassador leads Dublin ceremony

Kevin O'Malley pays tribute as apple tree memorial planted at embassy

15th June, 2016
People gather in Berkeley following the tragedy Pic: Getty

The US Ambassador to Ireland has led a moving ceremony in memory of the victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse.

The gathering took place today at the US Embassy in Ballsbridge where an apple tree was planted in the fro[nt courtyard of the grounds. A memorial plaque was also unveiled "as a living tribute to those affected by the tragedy".

"As the tree grows strong, we will take comfort in the knowledge that the...

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