Friends and relatives of those killed in the 1981 Stardust fire  bring their case for a new inquest to the Attorney General’s office in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Relatives of the victims of the Stardust tragedy have been “fobbed off” by the Attorney General, following a request for a new inquest into the deadly(...)

Emergency workers at the site of the Stardust fire in Artane in Dublin on February 14th, 1981. A total of 48 people died in the fire and relatives  of some of those  who were killed believe there is new evidence related to the case.  Photograph: Tom Lawlor.

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald is “confused, lying or being misled by her own officials,” families campaigning for a new inquiry into the Sta(...)

The aftermath of the fire at the Stardust nightclub in Artane, Dublin. File photograph: Tom Lawlor/The Irish Times

The families of 48 young people who died in the 1981 Stardust disaster say they are being “stonewalled” and “dismissed” by Minister for Justice France(...)

Aftermath of the Stardust fire. Photograph: Tom Lawlor/The Irish Times

The Director of Public Prosecutions has said it will not mount a prosecution into alleged perjury by several witnesses at the 1981 tribunal of investi(...)