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#Veronica Guerin

# veronica-guerin - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

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

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'

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'

Speaking to, 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

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

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'

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 This post contains videos

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.

# veronica-guerin - Monday 18 April, 2016

Veronica Guerin’s killer has application against his conviction rejected Appeal This post contains videos

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’.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 20 November, 2015

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.

# veronica-guerin - Thursday 19 November, 2015

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.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 19 June, 2015

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

He is claiming a miscarriage of justice.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 20 February, 2015

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.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 13 February, 2015

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.

# veronica-guerin - Monday 3 March, 2014

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.

# veronica-guerin - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

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.

# veronica-guerin - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

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.

VIDEO: John Gilligan speeds away from Portlaoise Prison

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 This post contains images

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.

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.

# veronica-guerin - Monday 14 October, 2013

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.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 11 October, 2013

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.

# veronica-guerin - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination Anniversary This post contains images

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.

# veronica-guerin - Friday 3 May, 2013

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

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

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

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

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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.