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# inquests

April
April 2024
Government hopes to make formal state apology in Dáil next week
The Journal's Stardust podcast returns with a new episode: Unlawful killing
What it was like in the room when the Stardust verdict was announced
A member of staff discreetly slid packets of tissues onto the tables where some of the family members were sitting.
Stardust: These were the causes of death recorded today for the 48 people who died
The Stardust inquests today delivered a verdict of unlawful killing in the case of all victims.
How Eamon Butterly tried and failed to remove 'unlawful killing' as a verdict at Stardust inquests
Stardust inquests deliver verdict of unlawful killing in the case of all 48 victims
The jury yesterday said they could not reach a unanimous verdict, and had instead come to a majority decision.
Jury at Stardust inquest to continue deliberations for tenth day tomorrow
Jurors at Stardust inquest retire for weekend having spent eight days deliberating so far
Jury at Stardust inquest seeks further legal guidance on seventh day of deliberations
After one year and 373 witnesses, jurors at Stardust inquest begin deliberations
This year
2024
Electrical fault in hot press 'likely cause' of Stardust fire, expert tells inquest
Last year
2023
Former Stardust boss denies 'throwing doorman under the bus' over locking of exit doors
Former Stardust manager gives evidence for the first time at inquests
Stardust inquests hear that 'steel plates' were welded over toilet windows before fatal fire
'I think a part of all of us died that day': Final pen portraits read to Stardust inquests
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Sister of Stardust victim searched 'for days' before body was identified through a watch
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‘A living nightmare’: Stardust families recall night they lost their loved ones as inquests begin
'A very important morning': Fresh inquests into 1981 Stardust tragedy begin
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Stardust manager seeks judicial review ahead of inquests into fire deaths of 48 people
Majority of victims’ families could be excluded from Stardust inquest, TD warns
Families of Stardust victims to be given legal aid, paving the way for new inquests into disaster to begin
Call for reform of 'inadequate' coroner system after families experience long delays in investigations
'Is she dead or alive?': Call for inquests into deaths at mother and baby homes
'There's a further bump in the road. It's deeply regrettable': Stardust inquests hit with more delays
There was 'State-sponsored effort to cover up' what happened at Stardust disaster, solicitor tells first inquest hearing
First Stardust inquest hearing begins today - sign up to our newsletter to get everything you need to know
Fresh Stardust inquests confirmed to take place in Dublin Castle early next year
11th-hour plea made for soldiers who fired shots at Ballymurphy to give evidence at inquests
'It was the biggest show on our side really': Episode one of Stardust out now
Stardust: 'These families were spectators but today they enter the ring in their own fight for justice'
'We are here for all the women whose names we do not know and for whom no inquest was ever held'
'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin
Hospitals will be required to report all maternal deaths under a new law
Taoiseach 'disappointed' Holles Street wants to go to court to stop inquiry into death of pregnant woman
'I probably wasn't the best man for the job on the day,' says Hillsborough police chief
Save grieving families from 'trial-like' suicide inquests: Console