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 (...)

 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(...)

 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(...)

Stardust disaster: Aftermath of the blaze in which 48 people died and 214 were injured. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

The Cabinet has agreed to the appointment of retired judge Mr Justice Patrick McCartan to conduct an investigation into the circumstances surrounding (...)

Survivors of the Stardust disaster being rescued by firefighters in 1981. Photograph: Myles Byrne/Irish Press Group

Brenda Kelly (82) still lives in the house on Maryfield Crescent in Artane, Dublin, from where she saw flames cutting through the roof of the Stardust(...)

 Relatives of Stardust fire victims Maurice Frazer, Christine Keegan and her daughter Antoinette Keegan, Eugene Kelly, Patricia Kennedy, Bridget McDermott with her daughter Louise McDermott  at Leinster House. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Stardust was a nightclub in Artane, north Dublin. In the early hours of Saturday, February 14th, 1981 – St Valentine’s Day – a fire broke out insi(...)

Stardust nightclub the morning after a fatal fire in 1981. Ministers are divided over whether a commission of investigation into the tragedy should be established. File photograph: Tom Lawlor

Fine Gael has committed to establishing a commission of investigation into the Stardust tragedy if an independent person finds any new evidence in the(...)

A file image from 1981 of firemen inspecting the aftermath of the Stardust fire.   Photograph: Tom Lawlor/The Irish Times

The Government has deferred a decision on how it will vote on motion establishing a Commission of Investigation into Stardust tragedy in which 48 youn(...)

A photograph of the Dublin nightclub taken on February 14th, 1981. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

Families campaigning for a new inquiry into the 1981 Stardust fire disaster insist they have unearthed “significant new evidence” which “cannot be ign(...)

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