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#Veronica Guerin

# veronica-guerin - Last year 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 25,886 Views 5 Comments

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

# veronica-guerin - All time

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 69,671 Views 0 Comments

Court papers for the proceedings were filed on Monday.

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 39,616 Views 116 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 1st 2018, 2:53 PM 69,229 Views 141 Comments

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

'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 10,579 Views 14 Comments

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

'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 18,781 Views 7 Comments

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

'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 10,949 Views 23 Comments

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

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 46,520 Views 9 Comments

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

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 28,361 Views 43 Comments

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

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 16,263 Views 7 Comments

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

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 15,443 Views 30 Comments

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

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 18,038 Views 25 Comments

He is claiming a miscarriage of justice.

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 16,223 Views 76 Comments

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

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 27,194 Views 138 Comments

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

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 26,775 Views 101 Comments

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
# RIP
# RIP

Mother of murdered journalist Veronica Guerin passes away

Jan 15th 2014, 5:17 PM 16,522 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.

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 16,965 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 14,612 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 31,864 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 11,587 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.

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

Gilligan loses appeal against constitutionality of sentences

Oct 14th 2013, 10:43 PM 27,301 Views 95 Comments

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

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 24,191 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.

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 16,865 Views 51 Comments

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

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 3,910 Views 6 Comments

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

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 18,701 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.

'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 1,323 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 remembered 15 years on
# Veronica Guerin
# Veronica Guerin

Veronica Guerin remembered 15 years on

Jun 26th 2011, 4:30 PM 1,742 Views 8 Comments

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