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# stardust inquest

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# Stardust fire
Fresh inquests into Stardust nightclub tragedy won't start before April 2023
The announcement was made at a pre-inquest hearing this afternoon.
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Former Stardust owner fails in court claim to have unlawful killing verdict excluded at inquest
Former Stardust manager Eamon Butterly had launched proceedings seeking to have the verdict of unlawful killing ruled out as a potential option for jurors.
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Coroner hopes to begin Stardust inquests before more victims' family members die
Fresh inquests for the 48 killed in the 1981 tragedy are hoped to commence in September.
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Justice Minister to amend legislation to allow an independent jury selection for Stardust inquest
McEntee received approval from Cabinet to draft legislative amendments for the inquest today.
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Sen. Lynn Boylan accuses government of 'cold-heartedness' with Stardust inquest venue change
‘The families are tired, upset and at the end of their tethers. They cannot take much more,’ said Boylan.
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Judge wants Stardust inquest challenge heard as soon as possible
Eamon Butterly claims that the new inquest into the disaster could wrongfully make him a target for a verdict of unlawful killing.
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Justice Minister to examine changes to jury selection process ahead of the Stardust inquest
Currently, jurors for inquests are selected byGardaí, which is a concern for the Stardust campaigners.
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Stardust campaigners call for jurors to be paid using portion of €8 million budget
The bill was brought forward by Sinn Féin senator Lynn Boylan and will be introduced in the Seanad tomorrow.
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'Unlawful killing' will not be ruled out as a verdict at Stardust inquest, coroner says
Senior Coroner Dr Myra Cullinane made the announcement today.
# 41 years on
Candlelit vigil for the 41st anniversary of the Stardust fire to take place tomorrow
The vigil will take place at 1pm, at the site of the former Stardust nightclub.
# pre inquest hearing
Stardust coroner to rule later this week on whether 'unlawful killing' verdict can be excluded
The tenth pre-inquest hearing was held this afternoon at the RDS.
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Stardust inquest to move to the Rotunda Hospital after concerns over possible delay
The inquest will now be held in the Pillar Room in the Rotunda Hospital.
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Stardust families hold protest outside Department of Justice over inquest venue issues
The lease on the current venue, the RDS, is set to expire in February, before any of the hearings have taken place.
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Stardust funding row to be resolved in coming days
A pre-inquest hearing was told that, while the issue is not entirely finalised, an agreement is expected soon.
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Minister urged to take action on 'indefensible' delay preventing start of Stardust inquests
Solicitor Darragh Mackin and Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan have written to Minister for Justice Helen McEntee on the issue.
# Line in the sand
There was 'State-sponsored effort to cover up' what happened at Stardust disaster, solicitor tells first inquest hearing
Families welcomed the beginning of this long-awaited process outside Dublin District Coroner’s Court today.