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#stardust inquest

# stardust-inquest - Last month November 2022

Fresh inquests into Stardust nightclub tragedy won't start before April 2023
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

Fresh inquests into Stardust nightclub tragedy won't start before April 2023

Nov 23rd 2022, 3:14 PM 4,218 Views 3 Comments

The announcement was made at a pre-inquest hearing this afternoon.

Former Stardust owner fails in court claim to have unlawful killing verdict excluded at inquest
# Stardust Inquest
# Stardust Inquest

Former Stardust owner fails in court claim to have unlawful killing verdict excluded at inquest

Updated Nov 2nd 2022, 11:47 AM 14,652 Views 0 Comments

Former Stardust manager Eamon Butterly had launched proceedings seeking to have the verdict of unlawful killing ruled out as a potential option for jurors.

# stardust-inquest - This year 2022

Coroner hopes to begin Stardust inquests before more victims' family members die
# Stardust Inquest
# Stardust Inquest

Coroner hopes to begin Stardust inquests before more victims' family members die

Jun 15th 2022, 7:46 PM 7,665 Views 0 Comments

Fresh inquests for the 48 killed in the 1981 tragedy are hoped to commence in September.

Justice Minister to amend legislation to allow an independent jury selection for Stardust inquest
# Stardust Inquest
# Stardust Inquest

Justice Minister to amend legislation to allow an independent jury selection for Stardust inquest

Jun 9th 2022, 10:19 PM 10,455 Views 15 Comments

McEntee received approval from Cabinet to draft legislative amendments for the inquest today.

Sen. Lynn Boylan accuses government of 'cold-heartedness' with Stardust inquest venue change
# Stardust Inquest
# Stardust Inquest

Sen. Lynn Boylan accuses government of 'cold-heartedness' with Stardust inquest venue change

May 10th 2022, 9:43 PM 13,312 Views 23 Comments

‘The families are tired, upset and at the end of their tethers. They cannot take much more,’ said Boylan.

Judge wants Stardust inquest challenge heard as soon as possible
# Stardust Inquest
# Stardust Inquest

Judge wants Stardust inquest challenge heard as soon as possible

Feb 28th 2022, 5:20 PM 6,170 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Butterly claims that the new inquest into the disaster could wrongfully make him a target for a verdict of unlawful killing.

Justice Minister to examine changes to jury selection process ahead of the Stardust inquest
# Stardust Inquest
# Stardust Inquest

Justice Minister to examine changes to jury selection process ahead of the Stardust inquest

Feb 23rd 2022, 10:10 PM 15,776 Views 0 Comments

Currently, jurors for inquests are selected byGardaí, which is a concern for the Stardust campaigners.

Stardust campaigners call for jurors to be paid using portion of €8 million budget
# Stardust Inquest
# Stardust Inquest

Stardust campaigners call for jurors to be paid using portion of €8 million budget

Updated Feb 22nd 2022, 7:00 PM 16,030 Views 0 Comments

The bill was brought forward by Sinn Féin senator Lynn Boylan and will be introduced in the Seanad tomorrow.

'Unlawful killing' will not be ruled out as a verdict at Stardust inquest, coroner says
# Stardust Inquest
# Stardust Inquest

'Unlawful killing' will not be ruled out as a verdict at Stardust inquest, coroner says

Feb 16th 2022, 6:38 PM 8,249 Views 0 Comments

Senior Coroner Dr Myra Cullinane made the announcement today.

Candlelit vigil for the 41st anniversary of the Stardust fire to take place tomorrow
# 41 Years On
# 41 Years On

Candlelit vigil for the 41st anniversary of the Stardust fire to take place tomorrow

Feb 12th 2022, 6:30 AM 10,213 Views 0 Comments

The vigil will take place at 1pm, at the site of the former Stardust nightclub.

Stardust coroner to rule later this week on whether 'unlawful killing' verdict can be excluded
# Pre Inquest Hearing
# Pre Inquest Hearing

Stardust coroner to rule later this week on whether 'unlawful killing' verdict can be excluded

Feb 9th 2022, 6:26 PM 6,633 Views 0 Comments

The tenth pre-inquest hearing was held this afternoon at the RDS.

Stardust inquest to move to the Rotunda Hospital after concerns over possible delay
# Stardust Inquest
# Stardust Inquest

Stardust inquest to move to the Rotunda Hospital after concerns over possible delay

Feb 9th 2022, 11:37 AM 7,005 Views 0 Comments

The inquest will now be held in the Pillar Room in the Rotunda Hospital.

Stardust families hold protest outside Department of Justice over inquest venue issues
# Stardust Inquest
# Stardust Inquest

Stardust families hold protest outside Department of Justice over inquest venue issues

Jan 13th 2022, 8:30 PM 12,864 Views 14 Comments

The lease on the current venue, the RDS, is set to expire in February, before any of the hearings have taken place.

# stardust-inquest - Last year 2021

Stardust funding row to be resolved in coming days
# Stardust
# Stardust

Stardust funding row to be resolved in coming days

Oct 13th 2021, 5:40 PM 6,456 Views 0 Comments

A pre-inquest hearing was told that, while the issue is not entirely finalised, an agreement is expected soon.

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

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

Apr 22nd 2021, 9:58 AM 4,886 Views 6 Comments

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

# stardust-inquest - All time

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

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

Oct 14th 2020, 5:16 PM 14,289 Views 0 Comments

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