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'Devastating and important': Behind the scenes at the Stardust podcast as the fight for justice continued

Over the course of months, TheJournal.ie produced the Stardust podcast. Here’s how.

'We were the first emergency responders there ... it was chaos': A firefighter on rushing to the scene of Stardust fire

Dave Fitzgerald was among the first responders who were quick to the scene of the Stardust in the early hours of 14 February 1981.

'I just thought, okay this is probably it': A survivor describes her experience in the Stardust that night

Linda Bishop was one of the clubgoers on the night of 13 February who spoke to the Stardust podcast.

Stardust: 'These families were spectators but today they enter the ring in their own fight for justice'

At an emotional press conference today, families of the Stardust fire victims reacted to the new inquests for their loved ones.

EPISODE GUIDE

'It was the biggest show on our side really': Episode one of Stardust out now

In episode one, we take a look at what Ireland – and Dublin – was like at the beginning of the 1980s.

'There was a big build up to it for weeks': Episode two of Stardust out now

The second episode of Stardust delves into the stories of those who went there that night and the history of the building in Artane.

'And then everything just went black': Episode three of Stardust out now

The events of the fire itself and the efforts from emergency services who rushed to the scene are described in episode three.

'All we were doing was going to funerals. All the Northside': Stardust episode four out now

The fourth episode of Stardust looks at the days and weeks immediately after the horrific tragedy.

'It's the worst scandal that remains unresolved': Stardust episode five out now

The fifth episode of Stardust looks at the Tribunal of Inquiry that followed the fire and how families organised their initial fight for justice.

'They just want it to go away but it won't': Sixth and final episode of Stardust out now

The sixth and final episode of Stardust is available now.