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Interview: Lisa Lawlor orphaned in Stardust nightclub fire chats to Trina Mara

Something For The Weekend

Saturday, February 13th, 2021 - 32 minutes

Lisa Lawlor was just 17 months old when both her parents, Francis and Maureen Lawlor, were amongst the 48 people killed in the Stardust nightclub fire on Valentines night 1981.  She has now written a book "Stardust Baby" to mark the 40th anniversary but also to close that very sad chapter of her life and look towards the future.

She went to live with her grandmother who then passed away 3 weeks after the fire from a broken heart and so Lisa was then sent to live with her father's parents.  They tried to fill the gaping hole in her life with gifts but nothing helped.