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#stardust

# stardust - Friday 29 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 29th 2019, 10:56 AM 1,157 Views 0 Comments

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

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

'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 486 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.

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

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

Nov 29th 2019, 10:55 AM 1,686 Views 5 Comments

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

# stardust - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire
# They Never Came Home
# They Never Came Home

Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire

Nov 23rd 2019, 11:55 AM 22,185 Views 10 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 14 November, 2019

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

'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 6,020 Views 3 Comments

The sixth and final episode of Stardust is available now.

# stardust - Thursday 7 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 6,723 Views 4 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 31 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 31st 2019, 7:00 AM 19,790 Views 8 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 24 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,241 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.

# stardust - Thursday 17 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 17th 2019, 7:30 AM 18,063 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.

# stardust - Thursday 10 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 10th 2019, 5:15 PM 13,593 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Introducing Stardust: A new podcast from TheJournal.ie

Oct 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 35,829 Views 14 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 26 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 26th 2019, 8:00 PM 9,543 Views 14 Comments

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

# stardust - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 25th 2019, 6:28 PM 37,350 Views 32 Comments

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

# stardust - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

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

'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 5,968 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.

# stardust - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

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

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

May 29th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,235 Views 13 Comments

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

# stardust - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

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

'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 10,105 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 - Saturday 13 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 13th 2019, 10:00 PM 11,580 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 - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 2nd 2019, 4:48 PM 8,969 Views 13 Comments

New documents have been submitted to the Attorney General.

# stardust - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Families of Stardust fire victims meet with Europe commissioner about new inquiry
# Human Rights Commissioner
# Human Rights Commissioner

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

Mar 26th 2019, 5:10 PM 7,314 Views 8 Comments

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

# stardust - Friday 13 April, 2018

Stardust families seek fresh inquest, 37 years after coroner returned no verdict in fire deaths
# Never Came Home
# Never Came Home

Stardust families seek fresh inquest, 37 years after coroner returned no verdict in fire deaths

Apr 13th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,529 Views 24 Comments

A total of 48 people died in the fire.

# stardust - Friday 15 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 15th 2017, 10:45 AM 7,641 Views 40 Comments

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

# stardust - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 7th 2017, 5:08 PM 12,125 Views 47 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 4 May, 2017

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

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

May 4th 2017, 12:59 PM 27,781 Views 0 Comments

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

# stardust - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Retired judge has three months to review new details from Stardust fire tragedy
# Artane 1981
# Artane 1981

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

Mar 7th 2017, 8:14 PM 9,721 Views 18 Comments

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

# stardust - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Independent person to review new details from Stardust fire tragedy
# Artane 1981
# Artane 1981

Independent person to review new details from Stardust fire tragedy

Jan 25th 2017, 5:30 PM 16,132 Views 31 Comments

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

# stardust - Saturday 1 October, 2016

"Insults towards the Stardust victims" submission delivered to Attorney General
# Coroner's Inquest
# Coroner's Inquest

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

Oct 1st 2016, 5:50 AM 8,561 Views 9 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 7 April, 2016

New garda file sent to DPP over Stardust tragedy
# 35 Years On
# 35 Years On

New garda file sent to DPP over Stardust tragedy

Apr 7th 2016, 11:33 AM 16,099 Views 24 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 31 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 31st 2015, 8:30 AM 15,210 Views 28 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 2 July, 2015

"Enough is enough": Stardust campaigners holding sit-in over tragic deaths
# Dept Of Justice
# Dept Of Justice

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

Jul 2nd 2015, 12:24 PM 12,023 Views 28 Comments

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

# stardust - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Stardust campaigners to hand new information to Minister over fatal fire
# Fatal Blaze
# Fatal Blaze

Stardust campaigners to hand new information to Minister over fatal fire

Oct 21st 2014, 7:20 AM 6,295 Views 9 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 28 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 28th 2014, 4:00 PM 13,076 Views 18 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 14 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 14th 2014, 4:16 PM 9,216 Views 23 Comments

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

# stardust - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 16th 2014, 10:03 AM 7,626 Views 8 Comments

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

# stardust - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Stardust families hopeful Minister Fitzgerald will address calls for new investigation
# Fire
# Fire

Stardust families hopeful Minister Fitzgerald will address calls for new investigation

May 21st 2014, 1:57 PM 4,361 Views 14 Comments

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

# stardust - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Stardust families call on Secretary General to resign
# Fatal Blaze
# Fatal Blaze

Stardust families call on Secretary General to resign

May 13th 2014, 7:20 AM 6,523 Views 12 Comments

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

# stardust - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Stardust families are to meet gardaí tomorrow as their fight for a fresh inquiry continues
# 33 Years On
# 33 Years On

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

Apr 22nd 2014, 10:54 PM 5,720 Views 8 Comments

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

# stardust - Monday 3 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 3rd 2014, 1:17 PM 11,312 Views 15 Comments

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

# stardust - Monday 24 February, 2014

Stardust campaigners to give Micheál Martin new information on blaze
# Fatal Blaze
# Fatal Blaze

Stardust campaigners to give Micheál Martin new information on blaze

Feb 24th 2014, 5:02 PM 7,808 Views 36 Comments

They said they are “hopeful” about the meeting.

# stardust - Monday 17 February, 2014

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families
# Campaign
# Campaign

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families

Feb 17th 2014, 10:01 PM 5,638 Views 7 Comments

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

# stardust - Friday 14 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Feb 14th 2014, 10:56 PM 24,847 Views 1 Comment

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