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From TheJournal.ie 'I just thought, okay this is probably it': A survivor describes her experience in the Stardust that night Eyewitness Account

'I just thought, okay this is probably it': A survivor describes her experience in the Stardust that night

Linda Bishop was one of the clubgoers on the night of 13 February who spoke to the Stardust podcast.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Devastating and important': Behind the scenes at the Stardust podcast as the fight for justice continued Stardust Podcast

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire They Never Came Home

Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire

The singer-songwriter sang They Never Came Home on the Late Late Show.

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

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

The sixth and final episode of Stardust is available now.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's the worst scandal that remains unresolved': Stardust episode five out now Stardust Podcast

'It's the worst scandal that remains unresolved': Stardust episode five out now

The fifth episode of Stardust looks at the Tribunal of Inquiry that followed the fire and how families organised their initial fight for justice.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'And then everything just went black': Episode three of Stardust out now Stardust Podcast

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'There was a big build up to it for weeks': Episode two of Stardust out now Stardust Podcast

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'It was the biggest show on our side really': Episode one of Stardust out now Stardust Podcast

'It was the biggest show on our side really': Episode one of Stardust out now

In episode one, we take a look at what Ireland – and Dublin – was like at the beginning of the 1980s.

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

Introducing Stardust: A new podcast from TheJournal.ie

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

From TheJournal.ie Stardust: 'These families were spectators but today they enter the ring in their own fight for justice' The Stardust Fire

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Stardust fire: New inquests ordered into 1981 fire that killed 48 young people Stardust

Stardust fire: New inquests ordered into 1981 fire that killed 48 young people

48 people died in the Stardust fire in Artane, north Dublin on 14 February 1981.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Families of Stardust victims to meet with Taoiseach today as part of fresh bid for new inquests Stardust

Families of Stardust victims to meet with Taoiseach today as part of fresh bid for new inquests

Campaigners submitted documents supporting their calls for new inquests to the Office of the Attorney General last month.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need closure on this': Stardust families call for memorial on site of fire which is now up for sale Fitting Tribute

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Stardust campaigners invoke Hillsborough and Grenfell probes in outlining 'compelling' case for new inquests Historical Inquiry

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Stardust fire campaigners move forward in 'strongest' attempt to hold new inquest Attorney General

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

New documents have been submitted to the Attorney General.

From TheJournal.ie Families of Stardust fire victims meet with Europe commissioner about new inquiry Human Rights Commissioner

Families of Stardust fire victims meet with Europe commissioner about new inquiry

Witnesses have claimed that the fire broke out in a completely different part of the nightclub than previous tribunals stated.

From TheJournal.ie Stardust families seek fresh inquest, 37 years after coroner returned no verdict in fire deaths Never Came Home
From TheJournal.ie 'We fulfilled our commitments': Justice Minister says no grounds for further Stardust investigation Tragedy

'We fulfilled our commitments': Justice Minister says no grounds for further Stardust investigation

A total of 48 people died and 214 were injured in the Stardust tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie 'No new inquiry warranted': Stardust report finds cause of fire may never be known Tragedy

'No new inquiry warranted': Stardust report finds cause of fire may never be known

A total of 48 people died and 214 were injured in the Stardust tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie A bank is trying to repossess the plush home of one of the Stardust nightclub owners Dublin

A bank is trying to repossess the plush home of one of the Stardust nightclub owners

Colm Butterly owes more than €170,000 on a mortgage to EBS.

From TheJournal.ie Retired judge has three months to review new details from Stardust fire tragedy Artane 1981

Retired judge has three months to review new details from Stardust fire tragedy

The government agreed an independent person would review the new evidence Stardust victims’ families say has recently been discovered.

From TheJournal.ie Independent person to review new details from Stardust fire tragedy Artane 1981

Independent person to review new details from Stardust fire tragedy

Families say new evidence has come to light and are calling for a new inquiry into the 1981 fire.

From TheJournal.ie "Insults towards the Stardust victims" submission delivered to Attorney General Coroner's Inquest

"Insults towards the Stardust victims" submission delivered to Attorney General

The submission details all the “errors and omissions” of both the Keane Tribunal and the Coffey Review of the 1981 fire tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie New garda file sent to DPP over Stardust tragedy 35 Years On

New garda file sent to DPP over Stardust tragedy

It follows a complaint by a researcher working with the Stardust Victims’ Committee.

From TheJournal.ie State Papers 1985: Garret Fitzgerald's government wasn't too keen on helping Stardust victims Terror Blaze

State Papers 1985: Garret Fitzgerald's government wasn't too keen on helping Stardust victims

An official wanted a redress scheme kept well away from the Taoiseach’s department.

From TheJournal.ie "Enough is enough": Stardust campaigners holding sit-in over tragic deaths Dept Of Justice

"Enough is enough": Stardust campaigners holding sit-in over tragic deaths

They are looking for a new investigation into the nightclub blaze.

From TheJournal.ie Stardust campaigners to hand new information to Minister over fatal fire Fatal Blaze

Stardust campaigners to hand new information to Minister over fatal fire

They say that they have “waited 33 years and 10 months” for the submission.

From TheJournal.ie Site of former Stardust premises put up for sale for €7 million For Sale

Site of former Stardust premises put up for sale for €7 million

The family of victims say they are happy for the sale to proceed once plans for a memorial are followed through.

From TheJournal.ie Stardust campaigners met with Frances Fitzgerald but weren't happy with the outcome Nightclub Blaze

Stardust campaigners met with Frances Fitzgerald but weren't happy with the outcome

One survivor said she was not happy with how the meeting went.

From TheJournal.ie Stardust campaigner wants to meet Justice Minister - after saying she 'wouldn't darken her door' Deep Discussion

Stardust campaigner wants to meet Justice Minister - after saying she 'wouldn't darken her door'

Geraldine Foy is a researcher for Stardust campaigners and has been in contact with Minister Frances Fitzgerald’s department.

From TheJournal.ie Stardust families hopeful Minister Fitzgerald will address calls for new investigation Fire

Stardust families hopeful Minister Fitzgerald will address calls for new investigation

The families described the handling of the incident as an “open political sore”.

From TheJournal.ie Stardust families call on Secretary General to resign Fatal Blaze

Stardust families call on Secretary General to resign

The families also are aggrieved with the Tánaiste over a meeting they had with him.

From TheJournal.ie Stardust families are to meet gardaí tomorrow as their fight for a fresh inquiry continues 33 Years On

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Stardust families "beg on their knees" for government to discharge €192k costs Fatal Blaze

Stardust families "beg on their knees" for government to discharge €192k costs

They have sent a solicitor’s letter to the Taoiseach but also set up a fundraising account.

From TheJournal.ie Stardust campaigners to give Micheál Martin new information on blaze Fatal Blaze

Stardust campaigners to give Micheál Martin new information on blaze

They said they are “hopeful” about the meeting.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families Campaign

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families

The families want to raise a number of issues with the Tánaiste, including the tribunals into the blaze.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about power outages, top-ups and LOVE.

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