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# Veronica Guerin

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# tributes
Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 25th anniversary of her murder
Veronica was shot dead on the N7 25 years ago today.
# High Court
Brother of Veronica Guerin takes defamation action against Gemma O'Doherty
Court papers for the proceedings were filed on Monday.
# aras 2018
Jimmy Guerin's message to Gemma O'Doherty: 'Allow my sister rest in peace'
Veronica Guerin’s brother addressed claims by the Áras hopeful at Fingal council today.
# Veronica Guerin
Brother of Veronica Guerin: Gemma O'Doherty's comments on her murder were 'disgusting'
Speaking to, O’Doherty said she believed the State was involved in the killing.
# Remembered
'Integrity unnerves': Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 20th anniversary of her murder
The celebrated crime reporter was shot dead on the outskirts of Dublin twenty years ago today.
# 20 years
'Your life is turned upside down in minutes' - Veronica Guerin's husband on the killing of Jo Cox
Graham Turley says the British MP was “just doing her normal day’s work as Veronica was”.
# gangland violence
'One Veronica Guerin, her murder, her sacrifice, should be enough'
There are questions now about the effectiveness of measures introduced after the journalist was killed 20 years ago.
# 20 years on
Veronica Guerin's son: 'My mother never wanted to be a victim.'
Cathal Turley says living with hatred wouldn’t be true to her memory.
# appeal
Veronica Guerin’s killer has application against his conviction rejected
Brian Meehan, who is serving a life sentence, was accused of an ‘abuse of process’.
# 16 years on
Defence team for Veronica Guerin's killer says court must look at 'flaw' in original trial
The convicted killer of the journalist is seeking for his conviction to be quashed.
# Brian Meehan
Veronica Guerin's killer is appealing his conviction for her murder
On 26 June 26 1996, Veronica Guerin was shot in her car at traffic lights on the Naas Road.
# Courts
Two decades after Veronica Guerin's murder, her killer is appealing his conviction
He is claiming a miscarriage of justice.
# Veronica Guerin
Controversial Newlands Cross flyover may go to public consultation
Sinn Féin Councillor Jonathan Graham said last week that the process should take place before naming the structure.
# Memorial
Veronica Guerin's family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal
A Sinn Féin councillor asked that the naming be open to public consultation.
# John Gilligan
Armed gardaí dispatched to protect Gilligan in hospital
The 61-year-old gangster is expected to recover, after being shot four times in Clondalkin on Saturday night.
Mother of murdered journalist Veronica Guerin passes away
Bernie Guerin had campaigned for assets seized in the wake of her daughter’s murder to be put into communities destroyed by drugs.
# John Gilligan
Gilligan: "I had nothing to do with Veronica Guerin's murder"
The convicted drug trafficker, who led the gang that killed the Sunday Independent journalist, was freed from prison earlier today.
# John Gilligan
VIDEO: John Gilligan speeds away from Portlaoise Prison
The 61-year-old was released this morning after serving 12 years in the midlands prison.
# Gilligan
Pictures: John Gilligan walks free from Portlaoise Prison
The veteran criminal, who led the gang that murdered Veronica Guerin, made a phone call as he was driven from the facility in a waiting car.
# John Gilligan
Jimmy Guerin: I think there are a number of new John Gilligans
The drug boss is due to be released from Portlaoise Prison later this morning, after serving 12 years for drug trafficking offences.
# John Gilligan
Gilligan loses appeal against constitutionality of sentences
The Supreme Court has rejected a bid by the criminal challenging consecutive sentences he was given for mobile phone use.
# John Gilligan
Gilligan: I won't do interviews, not even for €1 million
The criminal’s solicitor has released a statement to media outlets asking that they not pursue him for comments when he is released from prison next week.
# Anniversary
17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination
The 37-year-old was one of the first journalists in Ireland to take on the “big guys” of organised crime.
# Press Freedom
World Press Freedom Day: Syria now most dangerous place for journalists
It’s believed that 36 journalists have been killed there since 2011.
# Criminal Assets Bureau
PHOTOS: John Gilligan's equestrian centre to be sold by CAB
The Jessbrook Equestrian Centre in Kildare owned by former gang leader John Gilligan is to be sold – 16 years after it was first seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau.
# Press Freedom
'Vital' role of journalists stressed ahead of World Press Freedom Day
The National Union of Journalists and Amnesty International Ireland joined together today to remember journalists who have been killed during the course of their work.
# Veronica Guerin
Veronica Guerin remembered 15 years on
The crime journalist was murdered in her car 15 years ago today but her work remains relevant to this day.