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LIVE: President Michael D Higgins attends memorial service for Berkeley tragedy victims in UCD

Published 19/06/2015 | 12:51

President Michael D Higgins has joined friends and classmates of the Berkeley tragedy victims for a memorial service in University College Dublin today.

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Three of the students who lost their lives in the tragedy were students of the university.

People gather for a mass at UCD this afternoon for the young Irish students who lost thir lives in the Berkeley tragedy. Photo: Mark Condren
People gather for a mass at UCD this afternoon for the young Irish students who lost thir lives in the Berkeley tragedy. Photo: Mark Condren
President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina arriving for a mass at UCD this afternoon for the young Irish students who lost their lives in the Berkeley tragedy. Photo:Mark Condren
People gather for a mass at UCD this afternoon for the young Irish students who lost thir lives in the Berkeley tragedy. Photo:Mark Condren

Eimear Walsh, Lorcán Miller and Niccolai Schuster were among the six people who died. While two of the seven people who were injured in the horrific incident were also students there.

The service is taking place from 1pm this afternoon in Belfield Church on the campus.

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