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Calls for urgent resolution to legal fees impasse for Stardust families
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Calls for urgent resolution to legal fees impasse for Stardust families

Thu 4:38 PM 4,742 Views 0 Comments

Campaigners said this morning that the Department Of Justice has reneged on its “past promises” to pay for work undertaken by their legal representatives.

Fresh inquests into Stardust tragedy may commence in the autumn after long wait for families
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Fresh inquests into Stardust tragedy may commence in the autumn after long wait for families

Jun 23rd 2021, 3:36 PM 3,959 Views 0 Comments

A problem with securing legal for the families of some of the Stardust victims has been resolved, a pre-inquest hearing was told today.

Families of Stardust victims to be given legal aid, paving the way for new inquests into disaster to begin
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Families of Stardust victims to be given legal aid, paving the way for new inquests into disaster to begin

May 19th 2021, 7:34 PM 5,459 Views 10 Comments

The inquests will examine the deaths of the 48 people who died in the Stardust fire in 1981.

Minister urged to take action on 'indefensible' delay preventing start of Stardust inquests
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Minister urged to take action on 'indefensible' delay preventing start of Stardust inquests

Apr 22nd 2021, 9:58 AM 4,805 Views 6 Comments

Solicitor Darragh Mackin and Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan have written to Minister for Justice Helen McEntee on the issue.

'There's a further bump in the road. It's deeply regrettable': Stardust inquests hit with more delays
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'There's a further bump in the road. It's deeply regrettable': Stardust inquests hit with more delays

Mar 24th 2021, 3:47 PM 10,235 Views 0 Comments

The latest pre-inquest hearing for the victims of the Stardust fire took place this afternoon.

Stardust fire: Legal aid funding issue is resolved, clearing path for inquests to get under way
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Stardust fire: Legal aid funding issue is resolved, clearing path for inquests to get under way

Feb 25th 2021, 9:22 AM 5,412 Views 11 Comments

A legal aid logjam for family members of victims meant that the inquests could have been significantly delayed.

Stardust: Government urged to solve legal aid logjam that is delaying start of inquests
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Stardust: Government urged to solve legal aid logjam that is delaying start of inquests

Feb 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,205 Views 14 Comments

Opposition parties have urged the Taoiseach and the government to prevent any further delay right after the 40th anniversary of the disaster.

Stardust 40th anniversary: 'I remember what I did after my brother's funeral. I went to another funeral'
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Stardust 40th anniversary: 'I remember what I did after my brother's funeral. I went to another funeral'

Feb 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 44,222 Views 16 Comments

In the early hours of Valentine’s day 40 years ago, there was a fire in the Stardust club in north Dublin.

40 years on, Stardust families hope for answers from largest scale inquests in modern Irish history
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40 years on, Stardust families hope for answers from largest scale inquests in modern Irish history

Jan 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 19,675 Views 0 Comments

The coroner conducting the inquests has said she will not be “bound by any findings of [previous] inquests or any other investigation”.

There was 'State-sponsored effort to cover up' what happened at Stardust disaster, solicitor tells first inquest hearing
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There was 'State-sponsored effort to cover up' what happened at Stardust disaster, solicitor tells first inquest hearing

Oct 14th 2020, 5:16 PM 14,184 Views 0 Comments

Families welcomed the beginning of this long-awaited process outside Dublin District Coroner’s Court today.

The first hearing ahead of the new inquest for the Stardust fire victims will take place this week
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The first hearing ahead of the new inquest for the Stardust fire victims will take place this week

Oct 12th 2020, 6:10 AM 11,829 Views 0 Comments

In 1981, 48 people died in a fire at a nightclub in north Dublin and families have long campaigned for fresh inquests into their deaths.

Fresh Stardust inquests confirmed to take place in Dublin Castle early next year
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Fresh Stardust inquests confirmed to take place in Dublin Castle early next year

Aug 5th 2020, 7:21 PM 17,041 Views 17 Comments

A dedicated website in relation to the new inquests has now been set up with the pre-inquest hearing due to commence in September.

'Our hero, our fighter': Stardust campaigner Christine Keegan - who lost two daughters in tragedy - has died
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'Our hero, our fighter': Stardust campaigner Christine Keegan - who lost two daughters in tragedy - has died

Jul 15th 2020, 10:29 AM 33,682 Views 19 Comments

Christine’s tireless work alongside the families of other victims laid the foundations for the new inquests for the victims of the fire.

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins gold at New York Festivals Radio awards
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TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins gold at New York Festivals Radio awards

Apr 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 10,943 Views 16 Comments

The longform six-part documentary podcast got the nod last night at the prestigious awards.

'Devastating and important': Behind the scenes at the Stardust podcast as the fight for justice continued
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'Devastating and important': Behind the scenes at the Stardust podcast as the fight for justice continued

Dec 26th 2019, 12:00 PM 5,843 Views 0 Comments

Over the course of six months, TheJournal.ie produced the Stardust podcast. Here’s how.

'We were the first emergency responders there ... it was chaos': A firefighter on rushing to the scene of Stardust fire
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'We were the first emergency responders there ... it was chaos': A firefighter on rushing to the scene of Stardust fire

Nov 29th 2019, 10:55 AM 357 Views 0 Comments

Dave Fitzgerald was among the first responders who were quick to the scene of the Stardust in the early hours of 14 February 1981.

'They just want it to go away but it won't': Sixth and final episode of Stardust out now
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'They just want it to go away but it won't': Sixth and final episode of Stardust out now

Nov 14th 2019, 7:00 AM 5,998 Views 3 Comments

The sixth and final episode of Stardust is available now.

'All we were doing was going to funerals. All the Northside': Stardust episode four out now
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'All we were doing was going to funerals. All the Northside': Stardust episode four out now

Oct 31st 2019, 7:00 AM 19,754 Views 8 Comments

The fourth episode of Stardust looks at the days and weeks immediately after the horrific tragedy.

'And then everything just went black': Episode three of Stardust out now
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'And then everything just went black': Episode three of Stardust out now

Oct 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,207 Views 5 Comments

The events of the fire itself and the efforts from emergency services who rushed to the scene are described in episode three.

'There was a big build up to it for weeks': Episode two of Stardust out now
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'There was a big build up to it for weeks': Episode two of Stardust out now

Oct 17th 2019, 7:30 AM 17,924 Views 5 Comments

The second episode of Stardust delves into the stories of those who went there that night and the history of the building in Artane.

Introducing Stardust: A new podcast from TheJournal.ie
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Introducing Stardust: A new podcast from TheJournal.ie

Oct 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 35,520 Views 13 Comments

TheJournal.ie is launching a major six-part series on the 1981 Stardust fire.

Stardust: 'These families were spectators but today they enter the ring in their own fight for justice'
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Stardust: 'These families were spectators but today they enter the ring in their own fight for justice'

Sep 26th 2019, 8:00 PM 9,387 Views 14 Comments

At an emotional press conference today, families of the Stardust fire victims reacted to the new inquests for their loved ones.

'Do the right thing. Finally lift the lid on this': Stardust activists urge end to delay on inquest decision
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'Do the right thing. Finally lift the lid on this': Stardust activists urge end to delay on inquest decision

Sep 24th 2019, 2:29 PM 5,952 Views 7 Comments

Families of the victims have urged the Attorney General to grant new inquests, but that decision has been delayed a number of times.

'We need closure on this': Stardust families call for memorial on site of fire which is now up for sale
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'We need closure on this': Stardust families call for memorial on site of fire which is now up for sale

Apr 30th 2019, 1:00 PM 10,080 Views 16 Comments

Families of victims of the fire today called for local election candidates to back their calls for a memorial at the site.

Stardust campaigners invoke Hillsborough and Grenfell probes in outlining 'compelling' case for new inquests
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Stardust campaigners invoke Hillsborough and Grenfell probes in outlining 'compelling' case for new inquests

Apr 13th 2019, 10:00 PM 11,551 Views 18 Comments

The government has ruled out new inquiries into the fire, but the Stardust Victims Committee have renewed their calls in recent weeks.

Stardust fire campaigners move forward in 'strongest' attempt to hold new inquest
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Stardust fire campaigners move forward in 'strongest' attempt to hold new inquest

Apr 2nd 2019, 4:48 PM 8,946 Views 13 Comments

New documents have been submitted to the Attorney General.

Stardust families are to meet gardaí tomorrow as their fight for a fresh inquiry continues
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Stardust families are to meet gardaí tomorrow as their fight for a fresh inquiry continues

Apr 22nd 2014, 10:54 PM 5,690 Views 8 Comments

A garda investigation was recently launched into both 1981 tribunal and subsequent review.

Gardaí have launched an investigation into the Stardust fire inquiry
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Gardaí have launched an investigation into the Stardust fire inquiry

Feb 11th 2014, 11:50 AM 10,637 Views 17 Comments

The Stardust Victims Committee claim they have new evidence which points to perjury in the 1981 Keane Tribunal.

Stardust families will release ‘new pages’ from review of evidence
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Stardust families will release ‘new pages’ from review of evidence

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:00 PM 12,132 Views 46 Comments

The original inquiry into the 1981 fire that killed 48 people in Dublin found that it was caused by probable arson.

'33 years on, Stardust victims are still being ignored'
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'33 years on, Stardust victims are still being ignored'

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:08 PM 12,128 Views 20 Comments

Alan Shatter says no new inquiry is needed, but family members of victims say that is not good enough.

No new inquiry into Stardust tragedy
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No new inquiry into Stardust tragedy

Jan 22nd 2014, 3:22 PM 7,527 Views 19 Comments

The families of victims say that there is new evidence, but Alan Shatter says it is not enough for a new inquiry into the fire.

Alan Shatter rules out any fresh inquiry into the Stardust disaster
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Alan Shatter rules out any fresh inquiry into the Stardust disaster

Aug 22nd 2013, 7:31 AM 6,389 Views 40 Comments

The Justice Minister will not be using the new Oirechtas inquiries law to establish a new inquiry into the Valentine’s Night fire which killed 48 people in 1981.