When a loved one dies, we may sometimes talk about getting “closure”, an overused term that nonetheless expresses the importance of leaving grief behind in order to aid the healing process.
One of the Grenfell fire investigators and other international experts have thrown their support behind calls by the Stardust fire families for fresh inquests into the deaths of their loved ones.
An investigation into mother and baby homes could be widened to take in far more institutions as the Government has ordered a scoping exercise into the scandal.
Families who lost loved ones in the Stardust nightclub fire are to reveal what they believe caused the blaze when they mark the 33rd anniversary of the disaster next week.
Letters have been handed into the Taoiseach and the Justice Minister calling on them to look at new evidence in the Stardust disaster.
The Leveson probe in the UK shows a determined chairman can make an enormous difference to an inquiry, writes Dan Buckley
Two friends who were caught transferring €1.8m of cannabis resin from tile boxes into sportsbags in a Dublin apartment have been given sentences of 14 and 10 years.
Two friends who were caught transferring €1.8m of cannabis resin from tile boxes into sportsbags in a Dublin apartment will be sentenced later.
A candlelight vigil will be held tonight in memory of the 48 victims of the Stardust disaster in north Dublin.
SARAH O’Sullivan was 22 years old when she joined the Garda Síochána in July 1959, but making history was not on her mind at the time.
Grieving families of the Stardust disaster tonight lost their long-running battle for a fresh inquiry into the blaze.
A report on whether a fresh inquiry should be opened into the Stardust disaster will be published today.
FOUR women who lost loved ones in the Stardust disaster last night vowed to step up their campaign for justice after staging a sit-in at Government Buildings.
The heartbroken families of 48 young people who perished in a nightclub fire tonight said the first day of an independent hearing in to the blaze brought back a lot of bad memories.
A new hearing into the Stardust disaster begins in Dublin today.
Campaigners for a new inquiry in to the Stardust disaster said today they had the “strongest case possible” in their quest for justice.
ELECTRICAL employers have warned another Stardust disaster is “imminent” because of the number of unqualified electricians working in the industry.
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.
The tragic deaths of firemen Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy in Bray this week have highlighted the disgraceful lack of resources and political will to deal with firefighting problems.
Over a hundred people have gathered in Dublin for a special anniversary service to remember the 48 young people who perished in the Stardust disaster.
The Government has agreed to examine the possibility of setting up an inquiry into the Stardust disaster that claimed the lives of 48 young people in 1981.
Survivors of the Stardust disaster have welcomed the news that the Government will consider carrying out DNA tests on the five remaining unidentified victims of the fire.
THE Government must step up the enforcement of fire safety in pubs and nightclubs to safeguard the public, the head of the Stardust inquiry warned yesterday.
The Government must step up the enforcement of fire safety in pubs and nightclubs to safeguard the public, the head of the Stardust inquiry warned today.
THE Government is set to approve a new emergency plan to deal with potential terrorist and chemical attacks.
MIRACULOUSLY, no one was injured when barrels of concentrated sulphuric acid yesterday fell off the back of a lorry near the heart of Ireland’s chemical complex and just after the morning rush hour.
A petition objecting to the reopening of a pub on the site were 48 young died in a fire was today handed to Dublin District Court.
NO SINGLE body is promoting fire safety educational programmes and media campaigns now the National Safety Council is being subsumed into a new body, a leading safety campaigner said yesterday.
Survivors of the Stardust disaster and relatives of those killed in the nightclub fire are protesting outside the Taoiseach's constituency office in Dublin today.
FAMILIES who lost loved ones in the Stardust disaster are stepping up efforts to raise funds to take their fight for a fresh examination of the tragedy to the courts.
Relatives of those who died in the Stardust disaster 25 years ago are demanding a new public inquiry into the incident.
Victims and relatives of those who were killed in the Stardust disaster are gathering on Dublin's northside for a special memorial mass today.
A TRAGEDY of the scale of the Stardust disaster could happen again because of under-resourcing of emergency services in Dublin, the Green Party claimed yesterday.
Another ’Stardust’ could happen because of the lack of ambulances and fire prevention officers in Dublin, the Dáil heard tonight.
The Department of Justice has said it will "carefully examine" any new evidence on the Stardust disaster.
ANOTHER Stardust disaster could happen because of overcrowding in nightclubs, Liquor Licensing Commission chairman Gordon Holmes warned yesterday.
Political Reporter Mary Dundon reports on fears that a legal muddle could lead to a repeat of the 1981 Stardust nightclub disaster.
After every public disaster there is inevitably an outcry and safety standards are tightened until complacency again sets in with the passage of time.
Gardai are investigating the cause of a fire that occurred at one of Dublin’s premier night clubs last night.
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