Friday 28 July 2017

Nation grieves as summer of adventure ends in awful tragedy

'The sadness is almost unimaginable: the joy of a 21st birthday celebration is transformed into catastrophe in a matter of seconds'
'The sadness is almost unimaginable: the joy of a 21st birthday celebration is transformed into catastrophe in a matter of seconds'
Editorial

Editorial

The J1 visa trip to the US has been a rite of passage that has become de rigueur for generations of Irish students.

It is a fleeting chance to touch the hem of the American dream.

Alas, with the heart-wrenching news from San Francisco, it has ended in heartbreak and has now become a nightmare for the families and friends of those who died in the tragedy at Berkeley.

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