Wednesday 29 March 2017

Time to cherish those in our lives

The six students who lost their lives in the tragic accident, top left to bottom right: Lorcan Miller, Eoghan Culligan, Nick Schuster, Ashley Donohoe, Eimear Walsh and Olivia Burke
The six students who lost their lives in the tragic accident, top left to bottom right: Lorcan Miller, Eoghan Culligan, Nick Schuster, Ashley Donohoe, Eimear Walsh and Olivia Burke
Editorial

Editorial

The nation was deeply moved this year at the deaths of six bright young Irish students in an unspeakable moment of horror in Berkeley, California.

The deaths of Eimear Walsh, Eoghan Culligan, Olivia Burke, Lorcan Miller, Ashley Donohoe and Niccolai Schuster, and the life-changing injuries endured by their seven friends were felt as a terrible loss in Irish homes with sons and daughters abroad and a long history of travel to the US on J1 visas.

The great hopes for six bright young people were extinguished in a split second.

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