A candlelit vigil at the site of the Stardust nightclub fire in Artane, Dublin, before the unveiling of a plaque in memory of the 48 people who died on Valentine’s Day, 1981. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

“They never came home”, read the plaque to victims of the Stardust tragedy, unveiled at the site of the former Artane nightclub by victims’ families o(...)

Families who lost relatives in the 1981 Stardust nightclub fire  marched to the Attorney General’s office in Dublin on Tuesday with 48,000 signed postcards calling for a new inquest. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

The Attorney General will give full consideration to holding a new inquest into the 1981 Stardust fire tragedy, in which 48 young people died, once a (...)

Antoinette Keegan, Eugene Kelly, Christine Keegan and Bridget McDermott hand out postcards outside the GPO Dublin, as part of the Stardust Postcard Campaign seeking a new inquest into tragedy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Survivors and families of victims who died in the Stardust fire say they have found new evidence and will petition the Attorney General for a new inqu(...)

 Lisa Lawlor with her parents Maureen and Francis, who were both killed in the Stardust tragedy in 1981. Ms Lawlor, 38, who was just 17-months-old when her parents died, has given her support to a call for a new inquest for the first time. Photograph: Family handout/PA Wire

Nobody in authority wants to know how the victims of the Stardust nightclub fire were killed, relatives of some of those who died in the blaze 37 year(...)

Antoinette Keegan, who lost two sisters in  the tragedy, Lynn Boylan MEP and solicitor Darragh Mackin with Stardust families and supporters, on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Relatives of 48 young people who died in the 1981 Stardust disaster are calling for a new inquest into their deaths. At a press conference in Dublin(...)

Families  have condemned the judge’s report as ‘rude and aggressive’ and ‘a shambles’. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

Families of some of the 48 people who died in the Stardust nightclub fire have rejected a report recommending that there should be no new inquiry into(...)

 The aftermath of the Stardust fire in Dublin on February 14th, 1981. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

The families of the Stardust victims say they are pulling out of an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the 1981 fire and subsequent investigat(...)

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(...)

Antoinette Keegan (right) who survived the Stardust fire, and her mother Christine (left). Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The families of the Stardust disaster need an inquiry to bring closure and justice, according to a survivor of the fire. Forty-eight people died in a(...)

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(...)

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