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#Stardust fire

# stardust-fire - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

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

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

# stardust-fire - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

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

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

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

# stardust-fire - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

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

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

# stardust-fire - Thursday 26 December, 2019

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

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

# stardust-fire - Friday 29 November, 2019

'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.

# stardust-fire - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'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.

# stardust-fire - Thursday 31 October, 2019

'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.

# stardust-fire - Thursday 24 October, 2019

'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.

# stardust-fire - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'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.

# stardust-fire - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Introducing Stardust: A new podcast from TheJournal.ie

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

# stardust-fire - Thursday 26 September, 2019

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.

# stardust-fire - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

'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.

# stardust-fire - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'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.

# stardust-fire - Saturday 13 April, 2019

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.

# stardust-fire - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

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

New documents have been submitted to the Attorney General.

# stardust-fire - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

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.

# stardust-fire - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Gardaí have launched an investigation into the Stardust fire inquiry

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

# stardust-fire - Monday 3 February, 2014

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

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

# stardust-fire - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

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

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

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.

# stardust-fire - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Alan Shatter rules out any fresh inquiry into the Stardust disaster

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.