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# 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 11,546 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 8,943 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 7,300 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 7,512 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 7,616 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 11,997 Views 46 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 27,317 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 9,684 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 16,108 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 8,526 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 16,067 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 15,173 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 12,003 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 6,265 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 12,959 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 9,194 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 7,587 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 4,336 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 6,496 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 5,689 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 11,283 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 7,780 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 5,616 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 24,831 Views 1 Comment

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

# stardust - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Feb 11th 2014, 11:05 PM 23,168 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about phone bugging, Shirley Temple’s death and today’s snow.

Taoiseach urged to meet Stardust campaigners
# New Evidence
# New Evidence

Taoiseach urged to meet Stardust campaigners

Feb 11th 2014, 8:24 PM 5,637 Views 9 Comments

Deputy Tommy Broughan said he was disappointed that the Taoiseach has not yet committed to meeting them.

Gardaí have launched an investigation into the Stardust fire inquiry
# 33 Years On
# 33 Years On

Gardaí have launched an investigation into the Stardust fire inquiry

Feb 11th 2014, 11:50 AM 10,632 Views 17 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Column: Why are we still dying to party?
# Column
# Column

Column: Why are we still dying to party?

Feb 6th 2014, 9:45 PM 185 Views 14 Comments

The Stardust fire happened 33 years ago, but we still have not learned the lessons of that horrific night, writes Paul Allen.

# stardust - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Stardust campaigners are refusing to leave Government Buildings
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Stardust campaigners are refusing to leave Government Buildings

Feb 5th 2014, 3:48 PM 12,514 Views 110 Comments

They are looking for a submission on the nightclub disaster from the Taoiseach.

# stardust - Monday 3 February, 2014

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

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

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:00 PM 12,129 Views 46 Comments

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

# stardust - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:08 PM 12,106 Views 20 Comments

Alan Shatter says no new inquiry is needed, but family members of victims say that is not good enough.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Jan 22nd 2014, 4:53 PM 6,728 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

No new inquiry into Stardust tragedy
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

No new inquiry into Stardust tragedy

Jan 22nd 2014, 3:22 PM 7,526 Views 19 Comments

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 - Monday 20 January, 2014

Stardust families “will reveal cause of fire” on 33rd anniversary
# Stardust
# Stardust

Stardust families “will reveal cause of fire” on 33rd anniversary

Jan 20th 2014, 10:43 PM 30,235 Views 109 Comments

Antoinette Keegan, who survived the nightclub fire but lost her two sisters in the blaze, said they “need the truth after 33 years”.

# stardust - Saturday 28 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Dec 28th 2013, 8:55 AM 9,658 Views 3 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# stardust - Friday 1 November, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nov 1st 2013, 8:43 AM 9,943 Views 4 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# stardust - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Alan Shatter rules out any fresh inquiry into the Stardust disaster
# Stardust
# Stardust

Alan Shatter rules out any fresh inquiry into the Stardust disaster

Aug 22nd 2013, 7:31 AM 6,387 Views 40 Comments

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.

# stardust - Saturday 29 December, 2012

1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster
# 1982
# 1982

1982 Papers reveal changes recommended to fire service in aftermath of Stardust disaster

Dec 29th 2012, 10:30 AM 6,462 Views 8 Comments

The government said the capital’s fire service was not adequately equipped to meet “the needs of a modern fire brigade” at the time of the tragedy.

# stardust - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Fire services call for change 31 years on from Stardust tragedy
# Warning
# Warning

Fire services call for change 31 years on from Stardust tragedy

Feb 14th 2012, 11:23 AM 4,771 Views 11 Comments

The IFESA says that deficiencies in the fire services will cost lives.

# stardust - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Beloved actor David Kelly dies at 82 after short illness
# David Kelly
# David Kelly

Beloved actor David Kelly dies at 82 after short illness

Feb 12th 2012, 9:15 PM 18,546 Views 69 Comments

The beloved actor of stage and screen dies after a short illness in hospital. He was 82.