Stardust relatives are working with technical experts to create a computer-generated simulation of the fire that they believe will demonstrate definitively how it started.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
Whenever a young person dies in horrific, unexpected, and extreme circumstances, his or her parents, family, and close friends want answers: How did it happen? Why did it happen? Who is responsible?
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
Survivors of the Stardust fire and families of the dead have vowed to continue their fight for a fresh inquiry despite a Government-commissioned review concluding there was no new evidence to support another investigation.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2017
The families of the Stardust tragedy victims are to learn tomorrow if the Government will open up a fresh inquiry into what happened.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
A former Dublin hotel, which is undergoing building work and was being used as emergency accommodation by Dublin City Council for homeless people, has been issued with a closure order, according to a homeless charity.
Wed, 21 Jun, 2017
Families of the Stardust fire victims have decided they will not engage with the latest review of evidence from the disaster, claiming they were misled as to what the review would entail.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
FINGLAS native and quintessential Dub, Dermot Bolger, has dedicated his life to literature in both a public and a private manner.
Sat, 21 Nov, 2015
THE singer prances about the stage, twisting his face into a devilish grimace as he belts out the blues standards. He’s part Mick Jagger, part James Brown and all Joe O’Callaghan. It’s a Monday night in the mid-1980s in Cork and Hot Guitars are playing in Sir Henrys.
Wed, 09 Jul, 2014
A group lobbying for a new inquiry into the Stardust fire will today publish for the first time sections of a draft report they claim supports their request.
Tue, 04 Feb, 2014
Letters have been handed into the Taoiseach and the Justice Minister calling on them to look at new evidence in the Stardust disaster.
Thu, 05 Dec, 2013
RELATIVES of the victims of the Stardust tragedy have expressed surprise that a supermarket group has applied to build an outlet on the site of the 1981 inferno, in which 48 people died.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2011
A Mass will be held in Dublin today in memory of those killed in the Stardust tragedy 30 years ago.
Sun, 13 Feb, 2011
A report on whether a fresh inquiry should be opened into the Stardust disaster will be published today.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2009
Representatives of the Stardust Victims Committee were refusing to abandon their protest at Government Buildings this evening, as they insisted on being given a copy of a new report into the tragedy.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2009
A large number of fire-fighters are battling a major blaze at a business premises in north Dublin this morning.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2008
THE first round of hearings in the Stardust independent examination will take place next month when bereaved families are called to make representations.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2007
Anyone who may have information about the 1981 Stardust disaster is being asked to submit it to an independent investigator examining whether a new public inquiry is warranted.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2007
A survivor of a nightclub blaze tragedy today insisted families of the victims were not interested in compensation from the Government.
Sun, 24 Jun, 2007
BEREAVED families and survivors of the Stardust tragedy converged at the Dáil and the site of the fire disaster last night to mark the 26th anniversary of the tragedy.
Wed, 14 Feb, 2007
THE relatives of the Stardust fire victims are right to protest until they are granted a new inquiry. There are still many questions that the original tribunal didn’t answer.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2006
The Government has promised to make a decision before the end of October on whether or not to hold a fresh inquiry into the 1981 Stardust disaster.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2006
Relatives of the victims of the 1981 Stardust disaster say they are hopeful the Government will approve a new inquiry into the matter.
Mon, 18 Sep, 2006
THE Government is set to approve a new emergency plan to deal with potential terrorist and chemical attacks.
Thu, 04 May, 2006
Survivors and relatives of the Stardust victims have reportedly decided to end a 10-week protest at the new pub adjacent to the site of the former nightclub.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2006
Relatives of those killed in the Stardust nightclub blaze hit out angrily today after a businessman was granted an interim licence to run a pub on the site of the tragedy.
Wed, 29 Mar, 2006
RELATIVES of people who died in the Stardust inferno have stalled an attempt to open a pub on the site of the doomed nightclub.
Thu, 09 Mar, 2006
One of the survivors of the Stardust tragedy has announced her intention to contest the next Dáil election.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2006
A protest is taking place in the Dublin suburb of Artane this morning against the opening of a pub adjacent to the site of the Stardust nightclub fire.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2006
ONE of the financial backers of a newly refurbished pub that was picketed by relatives of the Stardust victims yesterday insisted it was never intended to have the premises’ reopening night on the anniversary of the tragedy.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2006
The Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has promised that the Department of Justice will examine any new evidence it receives in relation to the Stardust tragedy 25 years ago.
Wed, 15 Feb, 2006
A dossier containing new evidence which may finally uncover the cause of the Stardust dancehall blaze, which killed 48 young people, is to be given to the Government in the coming weeks, it emerged tonight.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2006
Another ’Stardust’ could happen because of the lack of ambulances and fire prevention officers in Dublin, the Dáil heard tonight.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2006
FAMILIES of Stardust victims face an uphill battle to unearth fresh evidence that would throw new light on the tragedy, gardaí who were part of the original investigation have warned.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2006
Mon, 06 Feb, 2006