A fire in The Stardust nightclub in 1981 claimed the lives of 48 people and seriously injured more than 200.

To this day, relatives and survivors are still waiting for answers about what happened. But in recent weeks, a decision by the Attorney General has offered new hope.

Rita O'Reilly and Della Kilroy explain what happened in The Stardust that night, and in the intervening decades, to help you understand why the worst fire tragedy in the history of the State is still making news, almost four decades on.