Families of the Stardust victims are appealing to prospective buyers of the site where the nightclub fire happened to commit to consulting with them about its future development.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
“Martina Elaine Keegan died on the 14 February 1981 from extensive burns and carbon monoxide poisoning, received when fire broke out at the Stardust Club, Kilmore Rd Artane, Dublin, on that date.”
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
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.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2019
Derry and Dublin felt worlds apart in 1981, but the Stardust tragedy brought them together. Now, renewed bonds are helping them fight for justice for others, writes
Mon, 19 Nov, 2018
Relatives of the Stardust campaign have renewed their calls for an inquest into the fire which killed 48 people and has also never resulted in anyone being held accountable.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
Wednesday is the 37th anniversary of a tragedy that killed 48 people. The 1986 tribunal revealed the searing anguish of survivors, says
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the Independent Alliance have spoken about aiming for a second term in government together, writes Political Correspondent
Mon, 01 Jan, 2018
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
Relatives of those who died in the 1981 Stardust tragedy will be told today if their long fight for a fresh State investigation has been successful.
Tue, 07 Nov, 2017
“Uncharted waters” is how one senior garda described the situation facing the authorities in responding to Tuam.
Tue, 07 Mar, 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
The Government is to appoint a retired judge to investigate claims of new evidence into the 1981 Stardust fire which claimed 48 lives.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
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Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
The Cabinet became embroiled in a “hot and heavy” row yesterday over whether to grant a fresh State inquiry into the 1981 Stardust tragedy at its weekly meeting yesterday.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
A fresh stand-off has erupted between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance over whether a fresh inquiry into the 1981 Stardust tragedy should be established.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2017
A former soldier who sued over post-traumatic stress disorder, allegedly from seeing bodies of some of the 48 victims of the 1981 Stardust fire, has lost his Supreme Court appeal against the dismissal of his action.
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016
The historic Woodford bar in Cork city centre, with a licensed and drinks trade link stretching back to 1750, has been bought out of receivership for c €1.25 million.
Thu, 16 Jul, 2015
Families of the Stardust fire victims are preparing to seek leave for a judicial review of the Government’s continued endorsement of two reports into the fire that they say are seriously flawed.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
Questions still remain about the cause of the Stardust fire in 1981 in which 48 people lost their lives.says the families of those who died are still seeking answers
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015
Relatives of victims of the 1981 Stardust fire in Artane, Dublin, have renewed their plea for a fresh inquiry after a review of files revealed that up to five people were already dead far from where the blaze was originally thought to have started and before flames were seen there.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2015
Turns out – there may be itsy-bitsy aliens among us.
Fri, 15 Aug, 2014
A solicitor for families of the Stardust victims has rejected Government statements that there is no evidence to warrant the opening of a fresh public probe into the cause of the fatal fire.
Sat, 15 Feb, 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
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Sun, 20 Jan, 2013
THE European Court of Human Rights has asked the state to respond to several questions over its handling of official investigations into the Stardust fire tragedy.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2011
Fri, 11 Feb, 2011
The families of the Stardust victims have welcomed a government move to change the public record in relation to the cause of the fatal fire almost 28 years ago.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2009
FAMILIES of victims of the Stardust nightclub fire are to receive a report on the disaster today.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2009
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.
Thu, 15 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
FAMILIES of victims of the Stardust nightclub fire have reacted with fury after discovering the Government has been sitting on the latest report on the disaster for weeks without being informing.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2009
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.
Mon, 22 Sep, 2008
I REFER to Hermann Kelly’s outrageous column (August 21) alleging fleecing of taxpayers and fraudulent claims before the Residential Institutions Redress Board.
Sat, 30 Aug, 2008
Independent TD Finian McGrath says he expects the Government to appoint a new independent investigator for the second Stardust inquiry in the coming days.
Thu, 08 May, 2008
A CONFIDENTIAL meeting between Stardust victims’ families and the recently established legal team overseeing an external examination of the 1981 fire tragedy took place yesterday.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008
ANYONE with information relating to the 1981 Stardust tragedy has been asked to make a submission to the newly established independent examination.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2007
Families of the Stardust tragedy victims insisted today they are being kept in the dark by the Government about delays to an independent inquiry.
Fri, 12 Oct, 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
One of the leading barristers in the State is to re-examine files on the Stardust tragedy, the Government announced this morning.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2007
The Stardust Victims Committee is renewing an appeal for the Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to mount an independent inquiry into the 1981 disaster.
Wed, 14 Feb, 2007
THE Government was last night criticised for failing to make the terms of reference for an independent inquiry known to families of Stardust victims and their legal representatives.
Wed, 14 Feb, 2007
Relatives and survivors of the 1981 Stardust tragedy begin a series of daily protests outside the Dáil later this morning.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2006