Nation grieves as summer of adventure ends in awful tragedy
Published 17/06/2015 | 02:30
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.