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# stardust - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Inquest into Stardust tragedy will attempt to ‘allay rumours and suspicion’
# Inquest
# Inquest

Inquest into Stardust tragedy will attempt to ‘allay rumours and suspicion’

Wed 6:15 PM 8,982 Views 5 Comments

A fresh inquest is being held into the 1981 disaster.

# stardust - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Fresh inquests into Stardust tragedy may commence in the autumn after long wait for families
# Stardust
# Stardust

Fresh inquests into Stardust tragedy may commence in the autumn after long wait for families

Jun 23rd 2021, 3:36 PM 3,942 Views 0 Comments

A problem with securing legal for the families of some of the Stardust victims has been resolved, a pre-inquest hearing was told today.

# stardust - 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 5,440 Views 10 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Minister urged to take action on 'indefensible' delay preventing start of Stardust inquests
# Stardust
# Stardust

Minister urged to take action on 'indefensible' delay preventing start of Stardust inquests

Apr 22nd 2021, 9:58 AM 4,804 Views 6 Comments

Solicitor Darragh Mackin and Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan have written to Minister for Justice Helen McEntee on the issue.

# stardust - 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 10,202 Views 0 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Stardust fire: Legal aid funding issue is resolved, clearing path for inquests to get under way
# Stardust Inquests
# Stardust Inquests

Stardust fire: Legal aid funding issue is resolved, clearing path for inquests to get under way

Feb 25th 2021, 9:22 AM 5,411 Views 11 Comments

A legal aid logjam for family members of victims meant that the inquests could have been significantly delayed.

# stardust - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Stardust: Government urged to solve legal aid logjam that is delaying start of inquests
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

Stardust: Government urged to solve legal aid logjam that is delaying start of inquests

Feb 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,202 Views 14 Comments

Opposition parties have urged the Taoiseach and the government to prevent any further delay right after the 40th anniversary of the disaster.

# stardust - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Families remember loved ones lost to Stardust fire on 40th anniversary
# Memorial
# Memorial

Families remember loved ones lost to Stardust fire on 40th anniversary

Feb 14th 2021, 4:24 PM 16,413 Views 31 Comments

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the fire at the Stardust nightclub in Dublin where 48 young people died.

# stardust - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Stardust 40th anniversary: 'I remember what I did after my brother's funeral. I went to another funeral'
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

Stardust 40th anniversary: 'I remember what I did after my brother's funeral. I went to another funeral'

Feb 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 44,031 Views 16 Comments

In the early hours of Valentine’s day 40 years ago, there was a fire in the Stardust club in north Dublin.

# stardust - Friday 1 January, 2021

40 years on, Stardust families hope for answers from largest scale inquests in modern Irish history
# Stardust
# Stardust

40 years on, Stardust families hope for answers from largest scale inquests in modern Irish history

Jan 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 19,638 Views 0 Comments

The coroner conducting the inquests has said she will not be “bound by any findings of [previous] inquests or any other investigation”.

# stardust - Thursday 17 December, 2020

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins prestigious Mary Raftery Prize
# Stardust Podcast
# Stardust Podcast

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins prestigious Mary Raftery Prize

Dec 17th 2020, 6:33 PM 7,447 Views 0 Comments

This is the third major award the six-part podcast series has won.

# stardust - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Change of venue as RDS to play host to Stardust inquests instead of Dublin Castle
# Pre Inquest Hearing
# Pre Inquest Hearing

Change of venue as RDS to play host to Stardust inquests instead of Dublin Castle

Nov 25th 2020, 5:14 PM 16,615 Views 0 Comments

At a pre-inquest hearing today, coroner Dr Myra Cullinane explained how evidence would be heard in three modules.

# stardust - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Two Journal Media projects shortlisted for Mary Raftery journalism prize
# Shortlist
# Shortlist

Two Journal Media projects shortlisted for Mary Raftery journalism prize

Nov 5th 2020, 10:35 PM 11,782 Views 5 Comments

The Stardust podcast and the investigative series ‘A bridge too far’ are included on this year’s list.

# stardust - 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 14,179 Views 0 Comments

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

First Stardust inquest hearing begins today - sign up to our newsletter to get everything you need to know
# 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 11,520 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.

# stardust - Monday 12 October, 2020

The first hearing ahead of the new inquest for the Stardust fire victims will take place this week
# Stardust Fire
# Stardust Fire

The first hearing ahead of the new inquest for the Stardust fire victims will take place this week

Oct 12th 2020, 6:10 AM 11,809 Views 0 Comments

In 1981, 48 people died in a fire at a nightclub in north Dublin and families have long campaigned for fresh inquests into their deaths.

# stardust - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

'Our hero, our fighter': Stardust campaigner Christine Keegan - who lost two daughters in tragedy - has died
# RIP
# RIP

'Our hero, our fighter': Stardust campaigner Christine Keegan - who lost two daughters in tragedy - has died

Jul 15th 2020, 10:29 AM 33,671 Views 19 Comments

Christine’s tireless work alongside the families of other victims laid the foundations for the new inquests for the victims of the fire.

# stardust - Thursday 11 June, 2020

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins best Radio Documentary at Celtic Media Festival
# Stardust
# Stardust

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins best Radio Documentary at Celtic Media Festival

Jun 11th 2020, 10:58 PM 8,322 Views 8 Comments

Our six-part documentary podcast picked up a Torc Award in a virtual ceremony this evening.

# stardust - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Need a new podcast to delve into? Give TheJournal.ie's award-winning Stardust a listen
# Stardust
# Stardust

Need a new podcast to delve into? Give TheJournal.ie's award-winning Stardust a listen

Apr 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 10,643 Views 2 Comments

The podcast won gold at the New York Festivals Radio Awards earlier this week.

# stardust - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins gold at New York Festivals Radio awards
# Stardust Podcast
# Stardust Podcast

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins gold at New York Festivals Radio awards

Apr 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 10,939 Views 16 Comments

The longform six-part documentary podcast got the nod last night at the prestigious awards.

# stardust - Saturday 21 March, 2020

TheJournal.ie's Stardust podcast nominated for two prestigious awards
# Stardust
# Stardust

TheJournal.ie's Stardust podcast nominated for two prestigious awards

Mar 21st 2020, 11:00 AM 11,750 Views 8 Comments

The six-part podcast has been nominated in the Celtic Media Festival and New York Radio Festival awards.

# stardust - Saturday 15 February, 2020

With new inquests announced, Stardust families remember, but also look forward at vigil for loved ones
# Stardust
# Stardust

With new inquests announced, Stardust families remember, but also look forward at vigil for loved ones

Feb 15th 2020, 8:10 AM 11,253 Views 7 Comments

The local community and beyond turned up this week to mark the 39th anniversary of the Stardust fire.

# stardust - Friday 14 February, 2020

'Remember, these names, they were all real people': Vigil marks 39 years since the Stardust disaster
# Artane
# Artane

'Remember, these names, they were all real people': Vigil marks 39 years since the Stardust disaster

Feb 14th 2020, 3:38 PM 9,306 Views 6 Comments

A permanent plaque listing all 48 names was unveiled.

# stardust - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Attorney General: Decision to open fresh Stardust inquest drew on 'analogies' from Hillsborough disaster
# New Inquiry
# New Inquiry

Attorney General: Decision to open fresh Stardust inquest drew on 'analogies' from Hillsborough disaster

Jan 12th 2020, 1:37 PM 9,613 Views 2 Comments

48 young people died in the fire at the north Dublin nightclub almost four decades ago.

# stardust - Friday 27 December, 2019

'Please god we get closure once and for all': How Stardust families got the break they needed in 2019
# Stardust
# Stardust

'Please god we get closure once and for all': How Stardust families got the break they needed in 2019

Dec 27th 2019, 10:27 PM 10,333 Views 8 Comments

After years of unsuccessfully seeking new inquiries, new inquests were ordered into the deaths of Stardust victims this year.

# stardust - Thursday 26 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 26th 2019, 12:00 PM 5,843 Views 0 Comments

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

# stardust - Monday 23 December, 2019

Need a new podcast for over the holidays? Here's how to listen to TheJournal.ie's Stardust
# Podcast
# Podcast

Need a new podcast for over the holidays? Here's how to listen to TheJournal.ie's Stardust

Dec 23rd 2019, 9:30 PM 8,268 Views 7 Comments

In a six episode series described as ‘devastating and important’ by The Guardian, TheJournal.ie will take you through the story from the start to the current day.

# stardust - Friday 29 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 29th 2019, 10:56 AM 1,098 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 29th 2019, 10:55 AM 351 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 29th 2019, 10:55 AM 1,670 Views 5 Comments

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

# stardust - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire
# They Never Came Home
# They Never Came Home

Christy Moore pays tribute to victims of Stardust fire

Nov 23rd 2019, 11:55 AM 22,093 Views 10 Comments

The singer-songwriter sang They Never Came Home on the Late Late Show.

# stardust - Thursday 14 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 14th 2019, 7:00 AM 5,998 Views 3 Comments

The sixth and final episode of Stardust is available now.

# stardust - Thursday 7 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 6,691 Views 4 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 31 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 31st 2019, 7:00 AM 19,754 Views 8 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 24 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,203 Views 5 Comments

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

# stardust - Thursday 17 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 17th 2019, 7:30 AM 17,909 Views 5 Comments

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

# stardust - 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 13,533 Views 0 Comments

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

Introducing Stardust: A new podcast from TheJournal.ie
# Stardust Pod
# Stardust Pod

Introducing Stardust: A new podcast from TheJournal.ie

Oct 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 35,496 Views 14 Comments

TheJournal.ie is launching a major six-part series on the 1981 Stardust fire.

# stardust - 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 9,369 Views 14 Comments

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

# stardust - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Stardust fire: New inquests ordered into 1981 fire that killed 48 young people
# Stardust
# Stardust

Stardust fire: New inquests ordered into 1981 fire that killed 48 young people

Sep 25th 2019, 6:28 PM 37,123 Views 32 Comments

48 people died in the Stardust fire in Artane, north Dublin on 14 February 1981.

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