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April
April 2024
State apology 'bittersweet', as Stardust families call for follow through on promises
'We should have provided answers': Simon Harris's State apology to Stardust families in full
Government hopes to make formal state apology in Dáil next week
The Journal's Stardust podcast returns with a new episode: Unlawful killing
Which exit doors did the Stardust tribunal say were locked?
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.
Jury's verdict in Stardust inquests will be announced today at 2pm
Jury in Stardust inquests has reached a verdict which will be announced tomorrow at 2pm
The jury were told to assemble at 11am tomorrow morning in the Pillar Room of the Rotunda Hospital.
Jury at Stardust inquest ‘very close’ to reaching verdicts
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
Jury at Stardust inquest seek further legal guidance on sixth day of deliberations
Jury not permitted to determine unborn baby as 49th victim of Stardust fire
This year
2024
Stardust jury reminded of 'inferno' that developed at nightclub fire before deliberations
Stardust inquest coroner outlines testimony of survivors and continues summary of evidence
Stardust: Coroner tells jury they must be 'arbiters of the facts'
Stardust families 'have waited longer than Moses in the desert without justice', inquest told
Increase in firefighters and fire stations in Dublin a 'direct result' of Stardust blaze, inquest hears
Stardust architect's lack of fire safety knowledge 'contributed to loss of life', expert tells inquest
Stardust management failed to comply with 16 by-laws, inquest told
Stardust inquest hears from expert on areas which might've had influence on 'how fire could've started'
Inquest jury hears of 'tragic young couples perishing together' in Stardust fire
Hard to conceive 'scale and enormity' of losing three family members at Stardust, inquest told
Inquest told any delay in exiting 'toxic hot environment' of Stardust increased chances of death
Last year
2023
Stardust survivor heard youth claim he knew who started the fire, inquest hears
Stardust survivor tells inquest friend who perished was not supposed to attend disco that night
Stardust survivor tells how minutes trapped in toilets felt like 'a lifetime' as smoke filled the room
Stardust witness tells inquest that doorman told him: 'They could not get out, the doors were padlocked'
Stardust survivor tells inquest of watching a girl burn in the nightclub fire
Eamon Butterly tells Stardust inquest management at the club was not 'up to dealing with fire'
Former Stardust boss accepts he was told 'in no uncertain terms' not to lock and chain doors
Former Stardust boss 'agreed' with policy to keep exit doors locked for portion of nights
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 doorman rejects claim that he blamed patrons for not being able to exit nightclub
Stardust inquest: Barman recalls his efforts to extinguish fire were futile
Stardust barman gives evidence for the first time of helping to save a girl from the fire
Stardust witness says 'all sorts of tall tales' told about what happened on the night of the fire
Stardust inquest: Witness heard 'screaming' as main doors were closed to prevent re-entry