Fundraising event for survivors of Berkeley tragedy to be held in Dublin
A FUNDRAISING event to support the survivors of the Berkeley tragedy will be held in Dublin later this month.
The Academy will play host to the event on July 23rd, which has been organised by friends of injured Clodagh Cogley.
Six Irish J1 students lost their lives when the balcony of the apartment they were attending a party in gave way.
Ashley Donohoe (22), Olivia Burke (21), Eimear Walsh (21), Eoghan Culligan (21), Niccolai Schuster (21) and Lorcan Miller (21), all died in the tragedy.
2FM presenter Nicky Byrne will MC the event, with a host of musical talent taking to the stage to support the effort.
Among the acts confirmed so far are Jape, The Fontaines, the Dublin Gospel Choir and Heroes in Hiding.
Doors will open at 7.30pm with tickets costing €25 – with an option to donate an additional €5, €10 or €15 when purchasing.
Tickets are available on ticketmaster.ie and will go on sale tomorrow at 9am.
The full list of confirmed acts so far are:
Dublin Gospel Choir
Heroes in Hiding
Knights of Leon
I’m Your Vinyl
Shane Gillen (magician/illusionist)