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#Veronica Guerin

# veronica-guerin - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 25th anniversary of her murder
# Tributes
# Tributes

Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 25th anniversary of her murder

Jun 26th 2021, 3:13 PM 25,836 Views 5 Comments

Veronica was shot dead on the N7 25 years ago today.

# veronica-guerin - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Brother of Veronica Guerin takes defamation action against Gemma O'Doherty
# High Court
# High Court

Brother of Veronica Guerin takes defamation action against Gemma O'Doherty

Sep 11th 2019, 6:05 AM 69,640 Views 0 Comments

Court papers for the proceedings were filed on Monday.

# veronica-guerin - Monday 10 September, 2018

Jimmy Guerin's message to Gemma O'Doherty: 'Allow my sister rest in peace'
# Aras 2018
# Aras 2018

Jimmy Guerin's message to Gemma O'Doherty: 'Allow my sister rest in peace'

Sep 10th 2018, 6:50 PM 39,598 Views 116 Comments

Veronica Guerin’s brother addressed claims by the Áras hopeful at Fingal council today.

# veronica-guerin - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Brother of Veronica Guerin: Gemma O'Doherty's comments on her murder were 'disgusting'
# Veronica Guerin
# Veronica Guerin

Brother of Veronica Guerin: Gemma O'Doherty's comments on her murder were 'disgusting'

Sep 1st 2018, 2:53 PM 69,174 Views 141 Comments

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, O’Doherty said she believed the State was involved in the killing.

# veronica-guerin - Sunday 26 June, 2016

'Integrity unnerves': Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 20th anniversary of her murder
# Remembered
# Remembered

'Integrity unnerves': Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 20th anniversary of her murder

Jun 26th 2016, 12:49 PM 10,556 Views 14 Comments

The celebrated crime reporter was shot dead on the outskirts of Dublin twenty years ago today.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 17 June, 2016

'Your life is turned upside down in minutes' - Veronica Guerin's husband on the killing of Jo Cox
# 20 Years
# 20 Years

'Your life is turned upside down in minutes' - Veronica Guerin's husband on the killing of Jo Cox

Jun 17th 2016, 12:33 PM 18,668 Views 7 Comments

Graham Turley says the British MP was “just doing her normal day’s work as Veronica was”.

# veronica-guerin - Monday 9 May, 2016

'One Veronica Guerin, her murder, her sacrifice, should be enough'
# Gangland Violence
# Gangland Violence

'One Veronica Guerin, her murder, her sacrifice, should be enough'

May 9th 2016, 6:05 AM 10,940 Views 23 Comments

There are questions now about the effectiveness of measures introduced after the journalist was killed 20 years ago.

# veronica-guerin - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Veronica Guerin's son: 'My mother never wanted to be a victim.'
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

Veronica Guerin's son: 'My mother never wanted to be a victim.'

Apr 30th 2016, 6:17 PM 46,303 Views 9 Comments

Cathal Turley says living with hatred wouldn’t be true to her memory.

# veronica-guerin - Monday 18 April, 2016

Veronica Guerin’s killer has application against his conviction rejected
# Appeal
# Appeal

Veronica Guerin’s killer has application against his conviction rejected

Apr 18th 2016, 10:47 AM 28,333 Views 43 Comments

Brian Meehan, who is serving a life sentence, was accused of an ‘abuse of process’.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 20 November, 2015

Defence team for Veronica Guerin's killer says court must look at 'flaw' in original trial
# 16 Years On
# 16 Years On

Defence team for Veronica Guerin's killer says court must look at 'flaw' in original trial

Nov 20th 2015, 11:00 PM 16,244 Views 7 Comments

The convicted killer of the journalist is seeking for his conviction to be quashed.

# veronica-guerin - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Veronica Guerin's killer is appealing his conviction for her murder
# Brian Meehan
# Brian Meehan

Veronica Guerin's killer is appealing his conviction for her murder

Nov 19th 2015, 2:41 PM 15,420 Views 30 Comments

On 26 June 26 1996, Veronica Guerin was shot in her car at traffic lights on the Naas Road.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 19 June, 2015

Two decades after Veronica Guerin's murder, her killer is appealing his conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Two decades after Veronica Guerin's murder, her killer is appealing his conviction

Jun 19th 2015, 3:43 PM 18,019 Views 24 Comments

He is claiming a miscarriage of justice.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 20 February, 2015

Controversial Newlands Cross flyover may go to public consultation
# Veronica Guerin
# Veronica Guerin

Controversial Newlands Cross flyover may go to public consultation

Feb 20th 2015, 8:54 AM 16,218 Views 76 Comments

Sinn Féin Councillor Jonathan Graham said last week that the process should take place before naming the structure.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 13 February, 2015

Veronica Guerin's family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal
# Memorial
# Memorial

Veronica Guerin's family asks for her name to be withdrawn from flyover proposal

Feb 13th 2015, 10:46 PM 27,184 Views 137 Comments

A Sinn Féin councillor asked that the naming be open to public consultation.

# veronica-guerin - Monday 3 March, 2014

Armed gardaí dispatched to protect Gilligan in hospital
# John Gilligan
# John Gilligan

Armed gardaí dispatched to protect Gilligan in hospital

Mar 3rd 2014, 8:40 AM 26,758 Views 101 Comments

The 61-year-old gangster is expected to recover, after being shot four times in Clondalkin on Saturday night.

# veronica-guerin - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Mother of murdered journalist Veronica Guerin passes away
# RIP
# RIP

Mother of murdered journalist Veronica Guerin passes away

Jan 15th 2014, 5:17 PM 16,508 Views 18 Comments

Bernie Guerin had campaigned for assets seized in the wake of her daughter’s murder to be put into communities destroyed by drugs.

# veronica-guerin - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Gilligan: "I had nothing to do with Veronica Guerin's murder"
# John Gilligan
# John Gilligan

Gilligan: "I had nothing to do with Veronica Guerin's murder"

Oct 15th 2013, 1:18 PM 16,945 Views 60 Comments

The convicted drug trafficker, who led the gang that killed the Sunday Independent journalist, was freed from prison earlier today.

VIDEO: John Gilligan speeds away from Portlaoise Prison
# John Gilligan
# John Gilligan

VIDEO: John Gilligan speeds away from Portlaoise Prison

Oct 15th 2013, 12:39 PM 14,597 Views 45 Comments

The 61-year-old was released this morning after serving 12 years in the midlands prison.

Pictures: John Gilligan walks free from Portlaoise Prison
# Gilligan
# Gilligan

Pictures: John Gilligan walks free from Portlaoise Prison

Oct 15th 2013, 10:50 AM 31,845 Views 165 Comments

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.

Jimmy Guerin: I think there are a number of new John Gilligans
# John Gilligan
# John Gilligan

Jimmy Guerin: I think there are a number of new John Gilligans

Oct 15th 2013, 6:15 AM 11,575 Views 46 Comments

The drug boss is due to be released from Portlaoise Prison later this morning, after serving 12 years for drug trafficking offences.

# veronica-guerin - Monday 14 October, 2013

Gilligan loses appeal against constitutionality of sentences
# John Gilligan
# John Gilligan

Gilligan loses appeal against constitutionality of sentences

Oct 14th 2013, 10:43 PM 27,269 Views 95 Comments

The Supreme Court has rejected a bid by the criminal challenging consecutive sentences he was given for mobile phone use.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 11 October, 2013

Gilligan: I won't do interviews, not even for €1 million
# John Gilligan
# John Gilligan

Gilligan: I won't do interviews, not even for €1 million

Oct 11th 2013, 10:38 AM 24,111 Views 119 Comments

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.

# veronica-guerin - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination

Jun 26th 2013, 4:49 PM 16,803 Views 51 Comments

The 37-year-old was one of the first journalists in Ireland to take on the “big guys” of organised crime.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 3 May, 2013

World Press Freedom Day: Syria now most dangerous place for journalists
# Press Freedom
# Press Freedom

World Press Freedom Day: Syria now most dangerous place for journalists

May 3rd 2013, 6:02 PM 3,901 Views 6 Comments

It’s believed that 36 journalists have been killed there since 2011.

# veronica-guerin - Saturday 17 November, 2012

PHOTOS: John Gilligan's equestrian centre to be sold by CAB
# Criminal Assets Bureau
# Criminal Assets Bureau

PHOTOS: John Gilligan's equestrian centre to be sold by CAB

Nov 17th 2012, 4:26 PM 18,619 Views 41 Comments

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.

# veronica-guerin - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

'Vital' role of journalists stressed ahead of World Press Freedom Day
# Press Freedom
# Press Freedom

'Vital' role of journalists stressed ahead of World Press Freedom Day

May 2nd 2012, 6:03 PM 1,311 Views 9 Comments

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 - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Veronica Guerin remembered 15 years on
# Veronica Guerin
# Veronica Guerin

Veronica Guerin remembered 15 years on

Jun 26th 2011, 4:30 PM 1,736 Views 8 Comments

The crime journalist was murdered in her car 15 years ago today but her work remains relevant to this day.