Tragic: Today marks the 37th anniversary of the Stardust tragedy – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
February 15, 2019

Tragic: Today marks the 37th anniversary of the Stardust tragedy

On Valentine’s Day in 1981, a nightclub packed with young people were out enjoying themselves when tragedy stuck.

A fire broke out in the Artane based nightclub, and between a combination or locked exit doors and pandemonium, 48 people tragically lost their lives in a story that went around the world.

Many of today’s safety regulations are a direct measure of the tragedy that befell the Dublin nightclub 37 years ago today.

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