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# stardust inquests

Last month
May 2024
State to hold remembrance ceremony for Stardust victims on 23 June
April
April 2024
State apology 'bittersweet', as Stardust families call for follow through on promises
Taoiseach apologises 'unreservedly' to Stardust families following 'emotional' meeting today
Simon Harris said he will make a formal apology ‘on behalf of the State’ on Tuesday in the Dáil.
Government hopes to make formal state apology in Dáil next week
The Journal's Stardust podcast returns with a new episode: Unlawful killing
Which exit doors did the Stardust tribunal say were locked?
Stardust: These were the causes of death recorded today for the 48 people who died
The Stardust inquests today delivered a verdict of unlawful killing in the case of all victims.
Stardust inquests: Jury determines fire started in hot press and was caused by electrical fault
Jury's verdict in Stardust inquests will be announced today at 2pm
Jury in Stardust inquests has reached a verdict which will be announced tomorrow at 2pm
The jury were told to assemble at 11am tomorrow morning in the Pillar Room of the Rotunda Hospital.
Jury at Stardust inquest to continue deliberations for tenth day tomorrow
Jurors at Stardust inquest retire for weekend having spent eight days deliberating so far
Jury at Stardust inquest seeks further legal guidance on seventh day of deliberations
Jury at Stardust inquest seek further legal guidance on sixth day of deliberations
Jury not permitted to determine unborn baby as 49th victim of Stardust fire
This year
2024
Jury to begin deliberations into Stardust fire next week
Stardust families 'have waited longer than Moses in the desert without justice', inquest told
Stardust architect's lack of fire safety knowledge 'contributed to loss of life', expert tells inquest
Stardust management failed to comply with 16 by-laws, inquest told
Stardust fire could have started in the main bar without staff noticing, expert tells inquest
Electrical fault in hot press 'likely cause' of Stardust fire, expert tells inquest
No evidence of accelerant or arson in Stardust west alcove, inquest hears
Dental plate could have been 'key' in identifying body of Stardust victim who went unknown for 25 years
Inquest jury begins hearing evidence of cause of death of Stardust fire victims
Not possible to perform 'any meaningful analysis' of effects of fire on Stardust victims, inquest hears
Last year
2023
Stardust survivor says fire spread 'like a flamethrower', inquest hears
Company that produced carpet tiles used in Stardust did not recommend them for walls, inquest hears
Stardust survivor heard youth claim he knew who started the fire, inquest hears
Stardust survivor tells inquest friend who perished was not supposed to attend disco that night
Stardust survivor tells how minutes trapped in toilets felt like 'a lifetime' as smoke filled the room
Stardust survivor says husband died in the blaze hours after celebrating daughter's first birthday
Stardust survivor tells inquest of watching a girl burn in the nightclub fire
Eamon Butterly tells Stardust inquest management at the club was not 'up to dealing with fire'
Former Stardust boss accepts he was told 'in no uncertain terms' not to lock and chain doors
Former Stardust boss 'agreed' with policy to keep exit doors locked for portion of nights
Former Stardust boss denies telling security guard exit doors were locked years before fire
Stardust doorman tells inquest he cannot say if doors were unlocked on the night of the fire
Stardust floor manager thought fire was deliberately started so people could 'rob the bars'
Stardust witness allegedly heard speaking to person off camera about locked doors
Stardust floor manager told gardaí he heard Eamon Butterly say: 'The b*st**ds started a fire'