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#inquests

# inquests - Friday 25 February, 2022

Stardust manager seeks judicial review ahead of inquests into fire deaths of 48 people
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

Stardust manager seeks judicial review ahead of inquests into fire deaths of 48 people

Updated Feb 25th 2022, 10:31 AM 13,773 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Butterly had sought a ruling to preclude the possible verdict of unlawful killing.

# inquests - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Majority of victims’ families could be excluded from Stardust inquest, TD warns
# Third Inquest
# Third Inquest

Majority of victims’ families could be excluded from Stardust inquest, TD warns

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:08 PM 8,533 Views 1 Comment

Labour’s Aodhan Ó Ríordáin cited a row over promised free legal aid.

# inquests - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Families of Stardust victims to be given legal aid, paving the way for new inquests into disaster to begin
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

Families of Stardust victims to be given legal aid, paving the way for new inquests into disaster to begin

May 19th 2021, 7:34 PM 5,539 Views 10 Comments

The inquests will examine the deaths of the 48 people who died in the Stardust fire in 1981.

# inquests - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Call for reform of 'inadequate' coroner system after families experience long delays in investigations
# Inquests
# Inquests

Call for reform of 'inadequate' coroner system after families experience long delays in investigations

Apr 21st 2021, 3:20 PM 6,507 Views 14 Comments

A new report has criticised the current system.

# inquests - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

'Is she dead or alive?': Call for inquests into deaths at mother and baby homes
# Burials Bill
# Burials Bill

'Is she dead or alive?': Call for inquests into deaths at mother and baby homes

Updated Apr 14th 2021, 6:00 PM 18,657 Views 27 Comments
  • Inquests must be carried out into all deaths at mother and baby homes, Oireachtas told
  • One Tuam survivor wants to know if his sister is buried at the site, or still alive
  • Ireland 'must meet its domestic and international human rights obligations'

# inquests - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

'There's a further bump in the road. It's deeply regrettable': Stardust inquests hit with more delays
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

'There's a further bump in the road. It's deeply regrettable': Stardust inquests hit with more delays

Mar 24th 2021, 3:47 PM 10,290 Views 0 Comments

The latest pre-inquest hearing for the victims of the Stardust fire took place this afternoon.

# inquests - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

There was 'State-sponsored effort to cover up' what happened at Stardust disaster, solicitor tells first inquest hearing
# Line In The Sand
# Line In The Sand

There was 'State-sponsored effort to cover up' what happened at Stardust disaster, solicitor tells first inquest hearing

Oct 14th 2020, 5:16 PM 14,270 Views 0 Comments

Families welcomed the beginning of this long-awaited process outside Dublin District Coroner’s Court today.

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# Inquests
# Inquests

First Stardust inquest hearing begins today - sign up to our newsletter to get everything you need to know

Oct 14th 2020, 8:54 AM 11,564 Views 0 Comments

We will be bringing you the latest from the inquests as they happen, in a sensitive manner and a careful eye for detail.

# inquests - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Fresh Stardust inquests confirmed to take place in Dublin Castle early next year
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

Fresh Stardust inquests confirmed to take place in Dublin Castle early next year

Aug 5th 2020, 7:21 PM 17,050 Views 17 Comments

A dedicated website in relation to the new inquests has now been set up with the pre-inquest hearing due to commence in September.

# inquests - Monday 9 December, 2019

11th-hour plea made for soldiers who fired shots at Ballymurphy to give evidence at inquests
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

11th-hour plea made for soldiers who fired shots at Ballymurphy to give evidence at inquests

Dec 9th 2019, 5:28 PM 8,226 Views 0 Comments

A lawyer for the victim’s families told the court today: “It is not too late to tell the truth.”

# inquests - 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.

# inquests - 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.

# inquests - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'We are here for all the women whose names we do not know and for whom no inquest was ever held'
# Maternal Deaths
# Maternal Deaths

'We are here for all the women whose names we do not know and for whom no inquest was ever held'

May 16th 2019, 11:52 AM 14,415 Views 8 Comments

The Independents 4 Change TD was speaking as the Dáil passed legislation which would make inquests into maternal deaths mandatory.

# inquests - Monday 25 February, 2019

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin
# IRA
# IRA

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin

Feb 25th 2019, 11:15 PM 7,958 Views 0 Comments

The attack on two pubs came at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

# inquests - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Hospitals will be required to report all maternal deaths under a new law
# Inquests
# Inquests

Hospitals will be required to report all maternal deaths under a new law

Jul 22nd 2018, 4:00 PM 12,258 Views 20 Comments

Legislation on this issue was proposed by Independents4Change TD Clare Daly and the government said its new bill incorporates the amendments she sought.

# inquests - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Taoiseach 'disappointed' Holles Street wants to go to court to stop inquiry into death of pregnant woman
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Taoiseach 'disappointed' Holles Street wants to go to court to stop inquiry into death of pregnant woman

Feb 6th 2018, 6:13 PM 22,833 Views 0 Comments

Malak Thawley died in 2016 during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy.

# inquests - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'I probably wasn't the best man for the job on the day,' says Hillsborough police chief
# Disaster
# Disaster

'I probably wasn't the best man for the job on the day,' says Hillsborough police chief

Mar 10th 2015, 11:50 AM 7,418 Views 0 Comments

David Duckenfield is giving evidence at the new inquests into the death of 96 Liverpool fans at Hillsborough.

# inquests - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Save grieving families from 'trial-like' suicide inquests: Console
# Too Much Trauma
# Too Much Trauma

Save grieving families from 'trial-like' suicide inquests: Console

Sep 10th 2014, 11:17 PM 11,105 Views 12 Comments

Suicide-prevention charity says Ireland should look to Scotland to help suffering relatives.

# inquests - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Boost for Hillsborough families as new inquests to be held close to home
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

Boost for Hillsborough families as new inquests to be held close to home

May 2nd 2013, 7:36 PM 4,268 Views 9 Comments

The coroner Lord Justice Goldring made the announcement this evening.

# inquests - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Hillsborough families to attend pre-inquest hearing today
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

Hillsborough families to attend pre-inquest hearing today

Apr 25th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,626 Views 2 Comments

The pre-inquest hearing at London’s High Court is likely to set a date and location for the full inquests into the death of 96 people at Sheffield’s Hillsborough stadium 24 years ago.