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The Stardust  nightclub where a fire broke out leading to 48 deaths   in February 1981.

A senior High Court judge has said he wants a legal action brought by former Stardust manager Eamon Butterly aimed at preventing a new inquest into t(...)

Eamon Butterly and his family owned the Artane nightclub when a fire broke out on the night of February 13th-14th, 1981

Former Stardust manager Eamon Butterly is asking the High Court to prevent new inquests into the deaths of 48 people at the nightclub in 1981 from mak(...)

Many of the larger churches opened in Dublin during the long episcopacy of Archbishop John Charles McQuaid, from 1940 to 1971, may be knocked down.

The symbolism, though hardly intended, is inescapable. Many of the larger churches opened in Dublin during the long episcopacy of Archbishop John Ch(...)

Families and friends of the 48 victims of the Stardust fire  gather last Sunday for a  vigil to mark the 41st anniversary  of the tragedy  in Artane, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The coroner in the forthcoming inquests into the deaths of 48 people at the Stardust nightclub in 1981 has refused an application from the club’s form(...)

Stardust fire survivor and campaigner Antoinette Keegan (right) with journalist Charlie Bird, and Samantha Mangan, (left) who was four when she lost her mother Helena Mangan in the fire. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Veteran journalist Charlie Bird described as his “heroes” the Stardust fire victims’ families who gathered on Sunday to commemorate the 41st anniversa(...)

Eamon Butterly owned and managed the Stardust nightclub in Artane, Dublin, which was engulfed by fire on the night of February 13th/14th, 1981, resulting in the deaths of 48 people

Eamon Butterly, owner of the Stardust nightclub in which 48 young people died in 1981, is seeking to have “unlawful killing” excluded as a possible ve(...)

Elizabeth Redmond. Photograph: Facebook

The body found on Lambay Island last week has been identified as missing Dublin woman Elizabeth Redmond. Ms Redmond (52) was missing from her home i(...)

The Stardust fire broke at the nightclub in Artane in north Dublin on February 14th, 1981, and claimed the lives of 48 people. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said work is being done to secure a venue for the Stardust inquest and that he hopes the situation “will be resolved as soon(...)

Judge Martin Nolan sentenced Arinella to one year imprisonment, but suspended the sentence in its entirety on strict conditions. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A man who broke a woman’s nose on a Dublin street after she stepped in to break up a row has received a fully suspended sentence. Roberto Arinella (2(...)

  The boy had a screwdriver, black gloves and vice grips that he admitted using to steal the car from outside its owners home. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Armed gardaí deployed a stinger device to stop a 15-year-old boy on cannabis racing a stolen car across north Dublin. The boy, who had two passenger(...)

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